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


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Fagus sylvatica L. [European Beech]


Statistics
 
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm
 Number of Results
23
 
 
 Arithmetic Mean
23.6%
 
 
 Standard Error
6%
 
 

Individual Experiment Results

Journal References

Experimental Conditions
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm

Bruhn et al. (2000)

Well watered and fertilized seedlings grown one to a pot within closed-top chambers maintained out-of-doors at ambient air temperature from early June to late September at Horsholm, Denmark
1%

 

 

Bruhn et al. (2000)

Well watered and fertilized seedlings grown one to a pot within closed-top chambers maintained out-of-doors at ambient +2.3C air temperature from early June to late September at Horsholm, Denmark
9%

 

 

Bruhn et al. (2000)

Well watered and fertilized seedlings grown one to a pot within closed-top chambers maintained out-of-doors at ambient +4.8C air temperature from early June to late September at Horsholm, Denmark
21%

 

 

El Kohen et al. (1993)

ventilated mini-greenhouses
51%

 

 

Fleischmann et al. (2010)

Well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed for nearly two years in CO2-enriched air at normal soil nitrogen (1N) concentration and grown for an additional 19 weeks
19%

 

 

Fleischmann et al. (2010)

Well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed for nearly two years in CO2-enriched air at normal soil nitrogen (1N) concentration, after which the seedlings were infected with the root pathogen Phytophthora citricola and grown for an additional 19 weeks
20%

 

 

Fleischmann et al. (2010)

Well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed for nearly two years in CO2-enriched air at twice normal soil nitrogen (2N) concentration and grown for an additional 19 weeks
15%

 

 

Fleischmann et al. (2010)

Well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed for nearly two years in CO2-enriched air at twice normal soil nitrogen (2N) concentration, after which the seedlings were infected with the root pathogen Phytophthora citricola and grown for an additional 19 weeks
35%

 

 

Hattenschwiler (2001)

open-top chambers, 3.4% full sunlight
17%

 

 

Hattenschwiler (2001)

open-top chambers, 1.3% full sunlight
74%

 

 

Hattenschwiler and Korner (2000)

open-top chambers, 0.8-2.1% of full sun
72%

 

 

Hattenschwiler and Korner (2000)

open-top chambers, 2.6-4.8% of full sun
13%

 

 

Heath et al. (2005)

Well-watered seedlings grown for 15 months in vertical sections of 16-cm-diameter polyethylene tubes supplied with 10 liters of fertilized soil (FS) containing 2.5 g/liter of slow release Osmocote fertilizer, all located within several 4.5-m-diameter Solardomes
2%

 

 

Heath et al. (2005)

Well-watered seedlings grown for 15 months in vertical sections of 16-cm-diameter polyethylene tubes supplied with 10 liters of unfertilized soil, all located within several 4.5-m-diameter Solardomes
8%

 

 

Heath and Kerstiens (1997)

Solardomes, low nutrients
18%

 

 

Heath and Kerstiens (1997)

Solardomes, high nutrients
110%

 

 

Hoosbeek et al. (2011)

Seedlings grown for four years in a FACE experiment conducted out-of-doors near Bangor, Wales (UK)
0%

 

 

Liu et al. (2004)

Well-watered and well-fertilized three- and four-year old seedlings grown for two years in phytotrons
4%

 

 

Rodenkirchen et al. (2009)

Adequately watered and fertilized two-year-old trees grown in containers (0.7 m x 0.4 m x 0.3 m) filled with field soil from a forest stand, for two years within phytotrons at ambient O3 concentrations
5%

 

 

Rodenkirchen et al. (2009)

Adequately watered and fertilized two-year-old trees grown in containers (0.7 m x 0.4 m x 0.3 m) filled with field soil from a forest stand, for two years within phytotrons at twice ambient O3 concentrations
13%

 

 

Smith et al. (2013)

Aboveground woody tissue produced by initially 60-cm-tall saplings grown out-of-doors for a period of four years (2005-2009) in a FACE study conducted at Bangor University, North Wales, UK
34%

 

 

Spinnler et al. (2003)

Seedlings of four different provenances grown for four years in the presence of many competing seedlings of other species on nutrient-poor acidic soil in open-top chambers
-25%

 

 

Spinnler et al. (2003)

Seedlings of four different provenances grown for four years in the presence of many competing seedlings of other species on fertile calcareous soil in open-top chambers
27%

 

 

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