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


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Northern Mixed-grass Prairie Near Cheyene, Wyoming, USA
[Four C3 species making up approximately 55% of the Prairie]


Statistics
 
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm
 Number of Results
5
 
 
 Arithmetic Mean
34.4%
 
 
 Standard Error
8.1%
 
 

Individual Experiement Results

Journal References

Experimental Conditions
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm

Dijkstra et al. (2010)

Root biomass from year 2007 of a two-year FACE study of northern mixed-grass prairie with a 1.5C/3.0C day/night warming provided by ceramic infrared heaters
30%

 

 

Dijkstra et al. (2010)

Root biomass from year 2007 of a two-year FACE study of northern mixed-grass prairie without a 1.5C/3.0C day/night warming provided by ceramic infrared heaters
10%

 

 

Dijkstra et al. (2010)

Root biomass from year 2008 of a two-year FACE study of northern mixed-grass prairie with a 1.5C/3.0C day/night warming provided by ceramic infrared heaters
63%

 

 

Dijkstra et al. (2010)

Root biomass from year 2008 of a two-year FACE study of northern mixed-grass prairie without a 1.5°C/3.0°C day/night warming provided by ceramic infrared heaters
24%

 

 

LeCain et al. (2012)

All C3 grasses within PVC cylinders measuring 30 cm tall by 25 cm diameter that held intact plant-soil cores placed in controlled-environment chambers that simulated the entire growing season of southeast Wyoming and were watered similarly to what occurs in the field
45%

 

 

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