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


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Pelargonium x hortorum [Zonal Geranium]


Statistics
 
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm
 Number of Results
3
7
1
 Arithmetic Mean
3.3%
56.6%
7%
 Standard Error
12.8%
13
0%

Individual Experiment Results

Journal References

Experimental Conditions
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm

Davis and Potter (1983)

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7%

Mishra et al. (2012)

Biomass of 50-day-old seedlings subsequently grown for 30 additional days within a greenhouse via hydroponic techniques in 4-L plastic tubs with complete optimum-nutrient solutions, except for low (4.5 ÁM) concentrations of boron (B) present
-3%

 

 

Mishra et al. (2012)

Biomass of 50-day-old seedlings subsequently grown for 30 additional days within a greenhouse via hydroponic techniques in 4-L plastic tubs with complete optimum-nutrient solutions, except for medium (45 ÁM) concentrations of boron (B) present
33%

 

 

Mishra et al. (2012)

Biomass of 50-day-old seedlings subsequently grown for 30 additional days within a greenhouse via hydroponic techniques in 4-L plastic tubs with complete optimum-nutrient solutions, except for high (450 ÁM) concentrations of boron (B) present
-20%

 

 

Nowak and Nowak (2013)

Shoot biomass of initially unrooted cuttings grown for five weeks within glass chambers covered with plexiglass that were treated with rooting powder and planted in a 3:1 mix of sphagnum peat and perlite substrate without mycorrhizal fungi inoculation
 

0%

 

Nowak and Nowak (2013)

Shoot biomass of initially unrooted cuttings grown for five weeks within glass chambers covered with plexiglass that were treated with rooting powder and planted in a 3:1 mix of sphagnum peat and perlite substrate with mycorrhizal fungi inoculation
 

36%

 

Nowak and Nowak (2013)

Root biomass of initially unrooted cuttings grown for five weeks within glass chambers covered with plexiglass that were treated with rooting powder and planted in a 3:1 mix of sphagnum peat and perlite substrate without mycorrhizal fungi inoculation
 

92%

 

Nowak and Nowak (2013)

Root biomass of initially unrooted cuttings grown for five weeks within glass chambers covered with plexiglass that were treated with rooting powder and planted in a 3:1 mix of sphagnum peat and perlite substrate with mycorrhizal fungi inoculation
 

83%

 

White and Warrington (1984)

pots (1.2 liter), low light
 

34%

 

White and Warrington (1984)

pots (1.2 liter), moderate light
 

48%

 

White and Warrington (1984)

pots (1.2 liter), high light
 

103%

 

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