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


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Poa pratensis L. [Kentucky Bluegrass]


Statistics
 
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm
 Number of Results
9
 
 
 Arithmetic Mean
113.9%
 
 
 Standard Error
29.8%
 
 

Individual Experiment Results

Journal References

Experimental Conditions
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm

Edwards et al. (2001)

Plants allowed to grow naturally for two years in a FACE study of a New Zealand dry sandy pasture; mean of peak summer growth 1998, 1999
46%

 

 

Hwangbo et al. (2003)

Well-watered and fertilized plants growing in 1000-cm3 pots in open-top chambers for eight weeks with root parasite
20%

 

 

Hwangbo et al. (2003)

Well-watered and fertilized plants growing in 1000-cm3 pots in open-top chambers for eight weeks without root parasite
11%

 

 

Lau et al. (2008)

Plants grown from seed out-of-doors under FACE conditions as part of the BioCON experiment at Cedar Creek Natural History Area, Minnesota (USA) for a period of three months under natural soil N conditions (0 g N per m2)
212%

 

 

Lau et al. (2008)

Plants grown from seed out-of-doors under FACE conditions as part of the BioCON experiment at Cedar Creek Natural History Area, Minnesota (USA) for a period of three months under enhanced soil N conditions (4 g N per m2)
262%

 

 

Lau et al. (2008)

Plants grown from seed out-of-doors under FACE conditions as part of the BioCON experiment at Cedar Creek Natural History Area, Minnesota (USA) for a period of three months under natural soil N conditions (0 g N per m2) from seed produced by populations of plants that had been growing under CO2-enriched conditions for the prior five growing seasons
132%

 

 

Lau et al. (2008)

Plants grown from seed out-of-doors under FACE conditions as part of the BioCON experiment at Cedar Creek Natural History Area, Minnesota (USA) for a period of three months under enhanced soil N conditions (4 g N per m2) from seed produced by populations of plants that had been growing under CO2-enriched conditions for the prior five growing seasons
146%

 

 

Lau et al. (2008)

Plants grown from seedling stage to maturity in containers filled with potting soil within the different FACE rings of the BioCON experiment at the Cedar Creek Natural History Area, Minnesota (USA)
183%

 

 

Reich et al. (2001)

FACE
13%

 

 

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