Percent Photosynthesis (Net CO2 Exchange Rate) Increases for
300, 600 and 900 ppm Increases in the Air's CO2 Concentration:


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Lycopersicon esculentum P. Mill. [Garden Tomato]


Statistics
 
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm
 Number of Results
15
12
3
 Arithmetic Mean
26.9%
40.4%
46.3%
 Standard Error
5.3%
6.1
5.2%

Individual Experiment Results

Journal References

Experimental Conditions
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm

Besford et al. (1990)

solution culture, high light
 

107%

 

Galtier et al. (1995)

growth chambers, untransformed controls
 

34%

 

Galtier et al. (1995)

growth chambers, untransformed controls, high light
 

24%

 

Galtier et al. (1995)

growth chambers, rbcS expressor (line 9)
 

39%

 

Galtier et al. (1995)

growth chambers, rbcS expressor (line 9), high light
 

33%

 

Galtier et al. (1995)

growth chambers, 35S expressor (line 13)
 

26%

 

Galtier et al. (1995)

growth chambers, 35S expressor (line 13), high light
 

28%

 

Hao et al. (2000)

controlled environment chambers
16%

 

 

Hao et al. (2000)

controlled environment chambers, + UV-B radiation
20%

 

 

Khavari-Nejad (1984)

pots, growth chambers
 

52%

 

Khavari-Nejad (1996)

glasshouse
 

 

59%

Li et al. (2007)

Photosynthesis of well watered plants grown from seed within controlled-environment chambers for 45 days, rooted in pots filled with coarse sand periodically watered with nutrient solutions having ammonium/nitrate concentration percentages of 0:100
46%

 

 

Li et al. (2007)

Photosynthesis of well watered plants grown from seed within controlled-environment chambers for 45 days, rooted in pots filled with coarse sand periodically watered with nutrient solutions having ammonium/nitrate concentration percentages of 25:75
40%

 

 

Li et al. (2007)

Photosynthesis of well watered plants grown from seed within controlled-environment chambers for 45 days, rooted in pots filled with coarse sand periodically watered with nutrient solutions having ammonium/nitrate concentration percentages of 50:50
44%

 

 

Li et al. (2007)

Photosynthesis of well watered plants grown from seed within controlled-environment chambers for 45 days, rooted in pots filled with coarse sand periodically watered with nutrient solutions having ammonium/nitrate concentration percentages of 75:25
14%

 

 

Li et al. (2007)

Photosynthesis of well watered plants grown from seed within controlled-environment chambers for 45 days, rooted in pots filled with coarse sand periodically watered with nutrient solutions having ammonium/nitrate concentration percentages of 100:0
-17%

 

 

Mamatha et al. (2014)

Net photosynthesis measured at the fruiting stage in the uppermost fully-expanded leaves of well watered and fertilized 30-day-old transplants grown to maturity out of doors in open-top chambers at the Indian Institute of Horticultural Research in Bangalore, India
64%

 

 

Nilsen et al. (1983)

containers (0.65 liter), low light
30%

40%

40%

Nilsen et al. (1983)

containers (0.65 liter), moderate light
20%

32%

40%

Sage and Sharkey (1987)

field, air temperature 10C
0%

 

 

Sage and Sharkey (1987)

field, air temperature 20C
17%

 

 

Sage and Sharkey (1987)

field, air temperature 30C
48%

 

 

Valerio et al. (2011)

Photosynthesis of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to anthesis, four to each 7.5-L pot filled with a 1:1 mix of perlite and jiffy mix, within controlled-environment chambers
46%

 

 

Wang et al. (2008)

Photosynthesis of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed at their optimal daytime temperature for about six weeks in growth chambers within 5-L pots filled with a 1:1:1 mixture of top-soil, sand and perlite
16%

 

 

Yelle et al. (1989)

hydroponics
 

32%

 

Yelle et al. (1990)

hydroponics
 

38%

 

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