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


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Solanum tuberosum L. [White Potato]


Statistics
 
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm
 Number of Results
41
17
1
 Arithmetic Mean
31.6%
59.6%
71%
 Standard Error
3.2%
9
0%

Individual Experiment Results

Journal References

Experimental Conditions
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm

Aien et al. (2014)

Total winter yield of well watered and fertilized plants of the cultivar K. Surya grown out-of doors in open-top chambers at New Delhi, India
50%

 

 

Aien et al. (2014)

Total winter yield of well watered and fertilized plants of the cultivar K. Chipsona-3 grown out-of doors in open-top chambers at New Delhi, India
67%

 

 

Chen and Setter (2003)

growth chambers, tuber initiation stage, tuber
31%

 

 

Chen and Setter (2003)

growth chambers, tuber initiation stage, tuber, shade
10%

 

 

Chen and Setter (2003)

growth chambers, tuber initiation stage, total biomass
72%

 

 

Chen and Setter (2003)

growth chambers, tuber initiation stage, total biomass, shade
17%

 

 

Chen and Setter (2003)

growth chambers, tuber bulking stage, tuber
31%

 

 

Chen and Setter (2003)

growth chambers, tuber bulking stage, tuber, shade
51%

 

 

Chen and Setter (2003)

growth chambers, tuber bulking stage,total biomass
39%

 

 

Chen and Setter (2003)

growth chambers, tuber bulking stage,total biomass, shade
 

 

 

Chen and Setter (2012)

Single-stem biomass of well-watered and irrigated plants grown one to each 12-L pot within controlled-environment chambers for four weeks of CO2 enrichment prior to tuber initiation
23%

 

 

Chen and Setter (2012)

Single-stem biomass of well-watered and irrigated plants grown one to each 12-L pot within controlled-environment chambers for four weeks, with CO2 enrichment applied only during for the first two weeks of tuber growth
31%

 

 

Chen and Setter (2012)

Single-stem biomass of well-watered and irrigated plants grown one to each 12-L pot within controlled-environment chambers for four weeks, with CO2 enrichment only applied during the third and fourth weeks after the beginning of tuber growth
34%

 

 

Conn and Cochran (2006)

Tuber biomass of plants grown for one full season under standard field conditions in open-top chambers at Fairbanks, Alaska, USA
31%

 

 

Fleisher et al. (2008)

Tuber biomass of plants growing in soil-plant-atmosphere research (SPAR) chambers in a 75/25 mix of coarse sand and vermiculite at well-watered and progressively water-stressed conditions (control chamber)
0%

 

 

Fleisher et al. (2008)

Tuber biomass of plants growing in soil-plant-atmosphere research (SPAR) chambers in a 75/25 mix of coarse sand and vermiculite at well-watered and progressively water-stressed conditions (replacement of 75% of daily water uptake by plants in the control chamber)
21%

 

 

Fleisher et al. (2008)

Tuber biomass of plants growing in soil-plant-atmosphere research (SPAR) chambers in a 75/25 mix of coarse sand and vermiculite at well-watered and progressively water-stressed conditions (replacement of 50% of daily water uptake by plants in the control chamber)
47%

 

 

Fleisher et al. (2008)

Tuber biomass of plants growing in soil-plant-atmosphere research (SPAR) chambers in a 75/25 mix of coarse sand and vermiculite at well-watered and progressively water-stressed conditions (replacement of 25% of daily water uptake by plants in the control chamber)
54%

 

 

Fleisher et al. (2008)

Tuber biomass of plants growing in soil-plant-atmosphere research (SPAR) chambers in a 75/25 mix of coarse sand and vermiculite at well-watered and progressively water-stressed conditions (replacement of 0% of daily water uptake by plants in the control chamber)
19%

 

 

Fleisher et al. (2008)

Total biomass of plants growing in soil-plant-atmosphere research (SPAR) chambers in a 75/25 mix of coarse sand and vermiculite at well-watered and progressively water-stressed conditions (control chamber)
14%

 

 

Fleisher et al. (2008)

Total biomass of plants growing in soil-plant-atmosphere research (SPAR) chambers in a 75/25 mix of coarse sand and vermiculite at well-watered and progressively water-stressed conditions (replacement of 75% of daily water uptake by plants in the control chamber)
13%

 

 

Fleisher et al. (2008)

Total biomass of plants growing in soil-plant-atmosphere research (SPAR) chambers in a 75/25 mix of coarse sand and vermiculite at well-watered and progressively water-stressed conditions (replacement of 50% of daily water uptake by plants in the control chamber)
12%

 

 

Fleisher et al. (2008)

Total biomass of plants growing in soil-plant-atmosphere research (SPAR) chambers in a 75/25 mix of coarse sand and vermiculite at well-watered and progressively water-stressed conditions (replacement of 25% of daily water uptake by plants in the control chamber)
11%

 

 

Fleisher et al. (2008)

Total biomass of plants growing in soil-plant-atmosphere research (SPAR) chambers in a 75/25 mix of coarse sand and vermiculite at well-watered and progressively water-stressed conditions (replacement of 0% of daily water uptake by plants in the control chamber)
0%

 

 

Fleisher et al. (2013)

Well watered and moderately fertilized plants grown from sprouted seed tubers planted one to each 16-liter pot filled with a 3:1 volume ratio of washed concrete sand and vermiculate placed within soil-plant-atmosphere research (SPAR) chambers located out-of-doors and composed of transparent plastic walls and ceilings, where - following emergence - all pots were thinned to a single mainstem that was allowed to grow in air of either 400 or 800 ppm daytime CO2 concentrations until 45 days after emergence, when new-tuber biomass was assessed
17%

 

 

Fleisher et al. (2013)

Well watered and moderately fertilized plants grown from sprouted seed tubers planted one to each 16-liter pot filled with a 3:1 volume ratio of washed concrete sand and vermiculate placed within soil-plant-atmosphere research (SPAR) chambers located out-of-doors and composed of transparent plastic walls and ceilings, where - following emergence - all pots were thinned to a single mainstem that was allowed to grow in air of either 400 or 800 ppm daytime CO2 concentrations until 47 days after emergence, when new-tuber biomass was assessed
29%

 

 

Heineke et al. (1999)

climatic chamber, transgenic plants
 

58%

 

Hogy and Fangmeier (2009)

Tuber biomass of well-watered and fertilized plants grown from "seed potatoes" to maturity out-of-doors in open-top chambers in Giessen, Germany
44%

 

 

Katny et al. (2005)

Tuber biomass of well watered and fertilized new sprouts grown for 5 weeks in 15-l pots out-of-doors in open-top chambers
25%

 

 

Kauder et al. (2000)

chambers, wild-type plant
 

36%

 

Kauder et al. (2000)

chambers, TPT 1 transgenic plant
 

50%

 

Kumari and Agrawal (2014)

Biomass of the tubers of well watered and fertilized plants grown from hand-sown tubers to maturity (90 days) out-of-doors at the Botanical Garden of Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, in open-top chambers
71%

 

 

Lawson et al. (2001)

open-top chambers, ambient ozone
10%

 

 

Lawson et al. (2001)

open-top chambers, extra ozone
27%

 

 

Ludewig et al. (1998)

environmental chambers
 

70%

 

Ludewig et al. (1998)

environmental chambers, tuber yield, untransformed plants
 

100%

 

Magliulo et al. (2003)

FACE field study, 1998 growing season
53%

 

 

Magliulo et al. (2003)

FACE field study, 1999 growing season
88%

 

 

Miglietta et al. (1998)

Plants grown for a full season in a FACE study
40%

 

 

Olivo et al. (2002)

open-top chambers in a greenhouse, yield
33%

 

 

Olivo et al. (2002)

open-top chambers in a greenhouse,total biomass
30%

 

 

Persson et al. (2003)

Tuber biomass of plants grown under field conditions out-of-doors in open-top chambers until time of harvest in southwest Sweden
-2%

 

 

Plessl et al. (2007)

Tuber biomass of well watered and fertilized plants in 3.5-liter pots filled with a 1:2 mixture of soil and "Fruhstorfer T-Erde" grown for eight weeks in controlled-environment chambers
7%

 

 

Pruski et al. (2002)

environmental growth chambers
 

 

71%

Sage et al. (1989)

greenhouse
48%

 

 

Schapendonk et al. (2000)

open-top chamber, first season
23%

 

 

Schapendonk et al. (2000)

open-top chamber, second season
42%

 

 

Sicher and Bunce (1999)

open-top chambers
34%

 

 

Tao et al. (2010)

Leaf biomass of well watered and fertilized wild-type plants grown for 54 days in pots filled with potting soil in growth cabinets in a glasshouse
 

101%

 

Tao et al. (2010)

Stem biomass of well watered and fertilized wild-type plants grown for 54 days in pots filled with potting soil in growth cabinets in a glasshouse
 

35%

 

Tao et al. (2010)

Tuber biomass of well watered and fertilized wild-type plants grown for 54 days in pots filled with potting soil in growth cabinets in a glasshouse
 

119%

 

Tao et al. (2010)

Leaf biomass of well watered and fertilized transgenic plants grown for 54 days in pots filled with potting soil in growth cabinets in a glasshouse
 

55%

 

Tao et al. (2010)

Stem biomass of well watered and fertilized transgenic plants grown for 54 days in pots filled with potting soil in growth cabinets in a glasshouse
 

51%

 

Tao et al. (2010)

Tuber biomass of well watered and fertilized transgenic plants grown for 54 days in pots filled with potting soil in growth cabinets in a glasshouse
 

157%

 

Wheeler et al. (1991)

pots (19 liter), low light
 

40%

 

Wheeler et al. (1991)

pots (19 liter), high light
 

34%

 

Wheeler et al. (1991)

pots (19 liter), low light
 

27%

 

Wheeler et al. (1991)

pots (19 liter), high light
 

16%

 

Wheeler et al. (1991)

pots (19 liter), low light
 

39%

 

Wheeler et al. (1991)

pots (19 liter), high light
 

26%

 

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