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


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Spinacia oleracea L. [Spinach]


Statistics
 
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm
 Number of Results
4
 
1
 Arithmetic Mean
29.5%
 
118%
 Standard Error
6.2%
 
0%

Individual Experiment Results

Journal References

Experimental Conditions
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm

Holbrook et al. (1993)

hydroponics, fresh weight
 

 

118%

Jain et al. (2007)

Leaf biomass of plants grown from seed to maturity out-of-doors in soil "as per recommended agricultural practices" in open-top chambers
20%

 

 

Jain et al. (2007)

Stem biomass of plants grown from seed to maturity out-of-doors in soil "as per recommended agricultural practices" in open-top chambers
15%

 

 

Jin et al. (2009)

Shoots of well watered three-week old plants grown five to each 3.5-liter pot filled with 5 kg of a loam soil in controlled-environment chambers
38%

 

 

Proietti et al. (2013)

Plants grown from seed within a controlled-environment chamber in 1-L plastic pots filled with perlite and irrigated with a full-strength nutrient solution twice a week for five weeks after the expansion of cotyledons
45%

 

 

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