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


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Nicotiana tabacum L. [Cultivated Tobacco]


Statistics
 
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm
 Number of Results
15
 
 
 Arithmetic Mean
40.5%
 
 
 Standard Error
7.2%
 
 

Individual Experiment Results

Journal References

Experimental Conditions
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm

Fu et al. (2010)

Well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed in plastic pots filled with an 8:1 mix of peat soil and vermiculite within open-top chambers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Institute of Zoology in Beijing, with treatments begun 30-35 days after planting with plants at the five- to seven-leaf stage under uninfected and uninfested (UU) conditions
29%

 

 

Fu et al. (2010)

Well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed in plastic pots filled with an 8:1 mix of peat soil and vermiculite within open-top chambers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Institute of Zoology in Beijing, with treatments begun 30-35 days after planting with plants at the five- to seven-leaf stage under aphid (A) infestation
0%

 

 

Fu et al. (2010)

Well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed in plastic pots filled with an 8:1 mix of peat soil and vermiculite within open-top chambers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Institute of Zoology in Beijing, with treatments begun 30-35 days after planting with plants at the five- to seven-leaf stage under conditions of cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) infection
17%

 

 

Fu et al. (2010)

Well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed in plastic pots filled with an 8:1 mix of peat soil and vermiculite within open-top chambers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Institute of Zoology in Beijing, with treatments begun 30-35 days after planting with plants at the five- to seven-leaf stage under conditions of cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) infection and aphid (A) infestation
20%

 

 

Geiger et al. (1998)

climate chambers, watered once per day
39%

 

 

Geiger et al. (1998)

climate chambers, watered twice per day
66%

 

 

Mousseau (1986)

tubes (0.75 liters)
100%

 

 

Rosenthal et al. (2011)

Wild-Type (WT) plants that were propagated by rooting cuttings in peat pots that were subsequently planted directly into fields at the Urbana-Champaign Soy-FACE facility and grown to maturity
23%

 

 

Rosenthal et al. (2011)

Transformed (T) - to overexpress the C3 cycle enzyme sedoheptulose-1,7 bisphosphatase (SBPase, EC 3.1.3.17) - plants that were propagated by rooting cuttings in peat pots that were subsequently planted directly into fields at the Urbana-Champaign Soy-FACE facility and grown to maturity
39%

 

 

Schadler et al. (2007)

Well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed for five weeks in pots filled with standard potting soil that were enclosed within tents made from translucid plastic foil that were located in a walk-in growth chamber
21%

 

 

Schaz et al. (2014)

Well watered and fertilized plants grown for 61 days in 15-L pots filled with sand that were placed within accurately-controlled walk-in climate chambers
71%

 

 

Ye et al. (2010)

Aboveground biomass of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed out-of-doors in open-top chambers for one month in plastic pots filled with an 8:1 ratio of turfy soil:vermiculite, without infection by Potato virus Y (PVY)
11%

 

 

Ye et al. (2010)

Aboveground biomass of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed out-of-doors in open-top chambers for one month in plastic pots filled with an 8:1 ratio of turfy soil:vermiculite, with infection by Potato virus Y (PVY)
35%

 

 

Ziska et al. (2005)

Aboveground biomass of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed (one per 0.6-L pot filled with promix) in controlled environment chambers for 50 days after planting at mean daily temperatures of 22.1C
86%

 

 

Ziska et al. (2005)

Aboveground biomass of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed (one per 0.6-L pot filled with promix) in controlled environment chambers for 50 days after planting at mean daily temperatures of 27.1C
51%

 

 

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