Percent Dry Weight (Biomass) Increases for
300, 600 and 900 ppm Increases in the Air's CO2 Concentration:


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Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms [Common Water Hyacinth]


Statistics
 
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm
 Number of Results
10
 
 
 Arithmetic Mean
43.8%
 
 
 Standard Error
12.2%
 
 

Individual Experiment Results

Journal References

Experimental Conditions
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm

Idso (1989)

stock tanks (570 liter)
54%

 

 

Idso (1989)

stock tanks (570 liter)
100%

 

 

Idso et al. (1985)

Adequately fertilized plants growing out-of-doors in sunken metal stock tanks within open-top chambers under optimum environmental conditions
36%

 

 

Idso et al. (1987)

stock tanks (570 liter), low temperature
0%

 

 

Idso et al. (1987)

stock tanks (570 liter), high temperature
130%

 

 

Liu et al. (2010)

Plants grown for seven weeks in a mini-FACE study within small tanks containing five liters of culture solution of nutrient (N and P) concentrations, described as being oligotrophic, with results expressed as maximum weight enhancements during week 3
17%

 

 

Liu et al. (2010)

Plants grown for seven weeks in a mini-FACE study within small tanks containing five liters of culture solution of nutrient (N and P) concentrations, described as being mesotrophic, with results expressed as maximum weight enhancements during week 5
21%

 

 

Liu et al. (2010)

Plants grown for seven weeks in a mini-FACE study within small tanks containing five liters of culture solution of nutrient (N and P) concentrations, described as being eutrophic, with results expressed as maximum weight enhancements during week 5
30%

 

 

Liu et al. (2010)

Plants grown for seven weeks in a mini-FACE study within small tanks containing five liters of culture solution of nutrient (N and P) concentrations, described as being hypertrophic, with results expressed as maximum weight enhancements during week 7
15%

 

 

Spencer and Bowes (1986)

None given
35%

 

 

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