Plant Dry Weight (Biomass) Responses to Atmospheric CO2 Enrichment

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   300 ppm   600 ppm   900 ppm 
Plant Name  Number of
Studies 
 Arithmetic
Mean 
 Standard
Error 
 Number of
Studies 
 Arithmetic
Mean 
 Standard
Error 
 Number of
Studies 
 Arithmetic
Mean 
 Standard
Error 
C4 Grass [Cleistogenes squarrosa] 224.5%17.3%        
Cabbage [Brassica oleracea] 1147.2%8.2% 959.6%11.7%    
Cajanus cajan [Pigeon Pea] 668.8%14.1%        
Calamagrostis angustifolia [Reed Grass] 2414.8%2.1%        
Calamagrostis purpurea [Scandinavian Small Reed] 218%7.8%        
Calamagrostis epigeios [Chee Reedgrass] 298.5%0.4%        
Calcidiscus leptoporus [Marine Coccolithophore] 218.5%3.2%        
Calluna vulgaris [Heather] 917.1%5.4%        
Camphorweed [Heterotheca subaxillaris] 120%0%        
Canada Cockleburr [Xanthium strumarium] 730.6%6.4%        
Canary Grass [Phalaris arundinacea] 834.3%12.1%        
Cantaloupe [Cucumis melo] 34.7%0.7% 313.7%1.8% 334.3%4.4%
Capsicum annuum [Sweet Pepper] 253%9.9%        
Capsicum chinense [Yellow Lantern Chili] 149%0%     1168%0%
Caragana microphylla [Littleleaf Peashrub] 119%0%        
Caragana intermedia [Deciduous Shrub of Semi-arid Northern China] 654.5%4.5%        
Cardamine hirsuta [Hairy Bittercress] 2-0.5%3.9%        
Carex arenaria [Sand Sedge] 126%0%        
Carex bigelowii [Bigelow's Sedge] 10%0%        
Carex flacca [Heath Sedge] 573.8%18.2%        
Carex rostrata [Beaked Sedge] 144%0%        
Cariniana legalis [Jequitiba Tree] 220%2.8%        
Carob [Ceratonia siliqua] 1038.1%9.7%        
Carpinus betulus [European Hornbeam] 335.3%26.4%        
Carrizo Citrange [Citrus sinensis x Poncirus trifoliata] 240.5%1.8%        
Carrot [Daucus carota Daucus carota] 577.8%32.3%        
Carthamus tinctorius [Safflower]     143%0%    
Cassava [Manihot esculenta] 413.8%40.7%        
Cassia fasciculata [Sleepingplant] 217.5%27.2%        
Cassia nictitans [Partridge Pea] 122%0%        
Cassia obtusifolia [Coffeeweed] 231.5%7.4%        
Castanea sativa [Sweet Chesnut] 412.8%2.2%        
Casuarina equisetifolia [Beach Sheoak] 154%0%        
Catopsis juncifolia [Bromeliad, Tropical] 413.3%5.2%        
Cattail [Typha latifolia] 212.5%10.3%        
Celery [Apium graveolens]     129%0%    
Cenchrus ciliaris [Buffel Grass] 499.5%49.3% 478.8%6.3%    
Centaurea solstitialis [Yellow Star Thistle] 1500%0%        
Centella [Centella asiatica] 1145%0%        
Centella asiatica [Centella] 1145%0%        
Cerastium fontanum [Chickweed] 151%0%        
Ceratonia siliqua [Carob] 1038.1%9.7%        
Ceratophytum tetragonolobum 260%42.4%        
Chaetoceros muelleri [Marine Diatom] 218%6.4%        
Chairmaker's Bulrush [Schoenoplectus americanus] 127%0%        
Chamaecrista nictitans [Partridge Pea] 10%0%        
Chamelaucium uncinatum (Schauer) x Chamelaucium uncinatum (MS) [Lady Stephanie] 320.7%3.4%        
Chamerion angustifolium 1228%0%        
Chamerops humilis [Mediterranean Fan Palm] 167%0%        
Cheatgrass [Bromus tectorum] 136%0%        
Chenopodium album [Lambsquarters] 2046%7.7%        
Chenopodium bonus-henricus [Good King Henry] 121%0%        
Cherry, Black [Prunus serotina] 242%1.4%        
Cherry, Sweet [Prunus avium] 859.8%7.8%        
Chesnut, Sweet [Castanea sativa] 412.8%2.2%        
Chickpea [Cicer arietinum] 1742.8%3.5%        
Chickweed [Cerastium fontanum] 151%0%        
Chinese Broccoli [Brassica alboglabra] 29%0.7%        
Chinese Fever Vine [Paederia scandens] 114%0%        
Chinese Lyme-grass [Leymus chinensis] 521.2%3.8%        
Chinese Seabuckthorn [Hippophae gyantsensis] 155%0%        
Chinese Woad [Isatis indigotica] 228.5%6.7%        
Chlamydomonas reinhardtii [Common Microalga]     3239.3%121.4% 165%0%
Chlorella pyrenoidosa [Common Freshwater Microalga] 28%0.7%        
Chloris gayana [Rhodes Grass] 139%0%        
Chrysanthemum [Chrysanthemum morifolium]     1433.3%3.8% 159%0%
Chrysanthemum morifolium [Chrysanthemum]     1433.3%3.8% 159%0%
Cicer arietinum [Chickpea] 1742.8%3.5%        
Cirsium arvense [Canadian Thistle] 383.3%33.5%        
Citrus [Ambersweet Orange Tree] 330.7%1.2%        
Citrus aurantium [Sour Orange Tree] 569.4%9.1%        
Citrus reticulata [Mandarin Orange Tree] 229.5%3.9%        
Citrus sinensis [Sweet Orange Tree] 238.5%4.6%        
Citrus sinensis x poncirus trifoliata [Carrizo Citrange] 240.5%1.8%        
Clammy Cuphea [Cuphea viscosissima] 117%0% 134%0% 151%0%
Clarkia rubicunda [Ruby Chalice Fairyfan] 135%0%        
Cleistogenes squarrosa [C4 Grass] 224.5%17.3%        
Climbing Nightshade [Solanum dulcamara] 1046.5%9.3%        
Clitoria ternatea [Butterfly Pea] 184%0%        
Clover, Crimson [Trifolium incarnatum] 221.5%0.4%        
Clover, Japanese [Kummerowia striata] 126%0%        
Clover, Purple [Trifolium pratense] 616.3%3.7% 614.7%3.7%    
Clover, Silky Prairie [Petalostemum villosum] 3-9.3%23.4%        
Clover, White [Trifolium repens] 4964.9%15.7%     173%0%
Coastal Scrub Wattle [Acacia minuta] 2110%22.6%        
Codlins and Cream [Epilobium hirsutum] 19%0%        
Coffea arabica [Coffee] 225%1.4%        
Coffea arabusta [Coffee] 2175.5%76.7%        
Coffee [Coffea arabica] 225%1.4%        
Coffee [Coffea arabusta] 2175.5%76.7%        
Coffeeweed [Cassia obtusifolia] 231.5%7.4%        
Commelina benghalensis [Tropical Spiderwort] 161%0%        
Common Reed [Phragmites australis] 2410%17.7%        
Common Seabuckthorn [Hippophae rhamnoides] 123%0%        
Conium maculatum [Poison Hemlock] 121%0%        
Copaifera aromatica     230%7.8%    
Coral Honeysuckle [Lonicera sempervirens] 130%0% 146%0%    
Cordgrass, Common [Spartina anglica] 319%25.1%        
Cordgrass, Saltmeadow [Spartina patens] 99.7%4.9%        
Cordgrass, Smooth [Spartina alterniflora] 20%0%        
Corkscrew Vallisneria [Vallisneria tortifolia] 99.7%4.9%        
Corncockle [Agrostemma githago] 121%0%        
Cornus florida [Eastern Flowering Dogwood] 2121.5%37.1%        
Corn [Zea mays] 5427.3%5.3% 1033%4.5%    
Correa schlechtendalii 39.7%0.3%        
Cotton [Gossypium hirsutum] 4158.4%7.8% 127%0%    
Cottongrass, Tussock [Eriophorum vaginatum] 5105%71.6%        
Cottonwood, Black [Populus trichocarpa] 5124%93.2%        
Cottonwood, Eastern [Populus deltoides] 753.7%13.6%     396%0%
Crabgrass, Hairy [Digitaria sanguinalis] 239%12.7% 263.5%25.8%    
Crabgrass, Natal [Digitaria natalensis] 613%3.2%        
Creeping Bentgrass [Agrostis stolonifera] 416.8%1.2%        
Creeping Daisy [Wedelia trilobata] 259.5%0.4%        
Creosote Bush [Larrea tridentata] 8104.9%22.9%        
Crested Dogstailgrass [Cynosurus cristatus] 130%0%        
Crotalaria juncea [Sunn Hemp] 245%9.9%        
Croton urucurana [Dragons Blood Tree] 223.5%4.6%        
Cucumber, Garden [Cucumis sativus] 1244.8%6% 1145.6%5.8% 5138.4%62.1%
Cucumis melo [Cantaloupe] 34.7%0.7% 313.7%1.8% 334.3%4.4%
Cucumis sativus [Garden Cucumber] 1244.8%6% 1145.6%5.8% 5138.4%62.1%
Cucurbita pepo [Summer Squash]     183%0%    
Cudweed [Gnaphalium affine] 121%0%        
Cuphea viscosissima [Clammy Cuphea] 117%0% 134%0% 151%0%
Cycas revoluta [Sago Palm] 1172%0%        
Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii [Freshwater Cyanobacterium]     223.5%1.1%    
Cynosurus cristatus [Crested Dogstailgrass] 130%0%        
Cyperus esculentus [Yellow Nutsedge] 116%0%        
Cyperus rotundus [Purple Nutsedge] 138%0%        

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