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


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Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench [Sorghum]


Statistics
 
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm
 Number of Results
28
1
 
 Arithmetic Mean
19.9%
41%
 
 Standard Error
3.5%
0
 

Individual Experiment Results

Journal References

Experimental Conditions
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm

Allen Jr. et al. (2011)

Plants grown from seed in pots placed within sunlit controlled-environment chambers for 39 days with daily irrigation (well-watered, WW), with biomass determinations being made 39 days after sowing
-5%

 

 

Allen Jr. et al. (2011)

Plants grown from seed in pots placed within sunlit controlled-environment chambers with irrigation being withheld from half of the plants starting 26 days after sowing (drought-stressed, DS), with biomass determinations being made 39 days after sowing
23%

 

 

Amthor et al. (1994)

open-top chambers, grain
12%

 

 

Amthor et al. (1994)

open-top chambers, whole plant
22%

 

 

Chaudhuri et al. (1986)

boxes (311 liter)
28%

 

 

Marc and Gifford (1984)

pots, growth cabinet
 

41%

 

Morison and Gifford (1984)

pots (3.2 kg soil)
20%

 

 

Ottman (2001)

FACE, adequate soil moisture
0%

 

 

Ottman (2001)

FACE, dry soil moisture
23%

 

 

Prasad et al. (2006)

Vegetative biomass of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seeding to harvest in outdoor growth chambers maintained at a day/night air temperature of 32/22C
49%

 

 

Prasad et al. (2006)

Vegetative biomass of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seeding to harvest in outdoor growth chambers maintained at a day/night air temperature of 36/26C
12%

 

 

Prasad et al. (2006)

Vegetative biomass of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seeding to harvest in outdoor growth chambers maintained at a day/night air temperature of 40/30C
11%

 

 

Prasad et al. (2006)

Vegetative biomass of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seeding to harvest in outdoor growth chambers maintained at a day/night air temperature of 44/34C
38%

 

 

Prasad et al. (2006)

Seed yield biomass of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seeding to harvest in outdoor growth chambers maintained at a day/night air temperature of 32/22C
24%

 

 

Prasad et al. (2006)

Seed yield biomass of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seeding to harvest in outdoor growth chambers maintained at a day/night air temperature of 36/26C
-12%

 

 

Prasad et al. (2006)

Seed yield biomass of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seeding to harvest in outdoor growth chambers maintained at a day/night air temperature of 40/30C
0%

 

 

Prasad et al. (2006)

Seed yield biomass of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seeding to harvest in outdoor growth chambers maintained at a day/night air temperature of 44/34C
0%

 

 

Prasad et al. (2009)

Total plant biomass of well watered and fertilized plants 50 days after being sown in sunlit controlled-environment chambers at Gainesville, Florida (USA) and being grown at day/night temperatures of 30/20C
42%

 

 

Prasad et al. (2009)

Total plant biomass of well watered and fertilized plants 50 days after being sown in sunlit controlled-environment chambers at Gainesville, Florida (USA) and being grown at day/night temperatures of 36/26C
53%

 

 

Prior et al. (2005)

Plants grown from seed to maturity for two cropping cycles within open-top chambers constructed upon 7-m x 76-m x 2-m-deep soil bins filled with a reconstructed Decatur silt loam; First cropping cycle (grain yield)
0%

 

 

Prior et al. (2005)

Plants grown from seed to maturity for two cropping cycles within open-top chambers constructed upon 7-m x 76-m x 2-m-deep soil bins filled with a reconstructed Decatur silt loam; Second cropping cycle (grain yield)
21%

 

 

Prior et al. (2005)

Plants grown from seed to maturity for two cropping cycles within open-top chambers constructed upon 7-m x 76-m x 2-m-deep soil bins filled with a reconstructed Decatur silt loam; First cropping cycle (residue)
14%

 

 

Prior et al. (2005)

Plants grown from seed to maturity for two cropping cycles within open-top chambers constructed upon 7-m x 76-m x 2-m-deep soil bins filled with a reconstructed Decatur silt loam; Second cropping cycle (residue)
23%

 

 

Torbert et al. (2004)

Whole plant biomass of plants grown from seed to physiological maturity in 1992, 1993 and 1994 within open-top chambers resting upon huge soil bins in which the plants were rooted; mean of all three years
25%

 

 

Watling and Press (1997)

Plants grown for two months in controlled environment cabinets
31%

 

 

Watling and Press (1997)

Plants grown for two months in controlled environment cabinets with infection by Striga hermonthica, a C3 root hemi-parasite
30%

 

 

Watling and Press (1997)

Plants grown for two months in controlled environment cabinets with infection by Striga asiatica, a C3 root hemi-parasite
68%

 

 

Ziska and Bunce (1997)

glasshouse
4%

 

 

Ziska and Bunce (1999)

Plants grown in controlled environment chambers for three weeks
0%

 

 

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