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


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Zea mays L. [Corn]


Statistics
 
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm
 Number of Results
27
 
 
 Arithmetic Mean
23.6%
 
 
 Standard Error
9.1%
 
 

Individual Experiment Results

Journal References

Experimental Conditions
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm

Ali (2008)

Pre-anthesis photosynthesis of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to maturity in the field in open-top chambers in air that was charcoal filtered (CF, to remove ozone)
41%

 

 

Ali (2008)

Post-anthesis photosynthesis of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to maturity in the field in open-top chambers in air that was charcoal filtered (CF, to remove ozone)
40%

 

 

Ali (2008)

Pre-anthesis photosynthesis of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to maturity in the field in open-top chambers in air that was not charcoal filtered (NF, no ozone removed)
26%

 

 

Ali (2008)

Post-anthesis photosynthesis of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to maturity in the field in open-top chambers in air that was not charcoal filtered (NF, no ozone removed)
33%

 

 

Baczek-Kwinta and Koscielniak (2003)

Grown from seed in pots exposed to air of 20C and subsequently exposed to air of 7C (chilling stress) for eleven days
257%

 

 

Barlocher et al. (2004)

CO2 response curves of field-grown plants
24%

 

 

Boese et al. (1997)

controlled environment chambers, immediately before chilling
-3%

 

 

Boese et al. (1997)

controlled environment chambers, end of 24-hour chilling period
13%

 

 

Boese et al. (1997)

controlled environment chambers, after a 24-hour recovery period
25%

 

 

Hamilton III et al. (2008)

Photosynthesis of recently-expanded fully-lit leaves of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to the adult vegetative state (6-8 weeks) at 5C above optimal temperatures in 0.5-L pots filled with a 1:1:1 mixture of top-soil, sand and perlite within controlled environment chambers
19%

 

 

Hamilton III et al. (2008)

Photosynthesis of recently-expanded fully-lit leaves of well watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to the adult vegetative state (6-8 weeks) at near-optimal temperatures in 0.5-L pots filled with a 1:1:1 mixture of top-soil, sand and perlite within controlled environment chambers
13%

 

 

Hunt et al. (1991)

pots (1 liter)
0%

 

 

Kang et al. (2002)

Plants grown in pots in growth chambers under low (45-65% field capacity) soil moisture conditions
40%

 

 

Kang et al. (2002)

Plants grown in pots in growth chambers under medium (65-85% field capacity) soil moisture conditions
16%

 

 

Kang et al. (2002)

Plants grown in pots in growth chambers under high (85-100% field capacity) soil moisture conditions
13%

 

 

Kim et al. (2006)

Well-watered and fertilized plants grown from seed to developmental stage R3 (milky ripe stage, 70 days after planting) in sunlit soil-plant-atmosphere research (SPAR) chambers
3%

 

 

Leakey et al. (2004)

FACE study conducted at a site (Urbana, Illinois) within the US Corn Belt under summer rainfall conditions very close to the 50-year average for that site; Whole-season average photosynthesis
15%

 

 

Maroco et al. (1999)

Plexiglass chambers
12%

 

 

Morison and Gifford (1983)

pots (3 liter)
0%

 

 

Vanaja et al. (2011)

Photosynthesis of plants grown from seed to maturity in open-top chambers out-of-doors one to each 5-L pot filled with ~6.5 kg of red soil maintained at 80% (well-watered, WW) of soil water content at field capacity
1%

 

 

Vanaja et al. (2011)

Photosynthesis of plants grown from seed to maturity in open-top chambers out-of-doors one to each 5-L pot filled with ~6.5 kg of red soil maintained at 50% (drought-stressed, DS) of soil water content at field capacity
1%

 

 

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
8%

 

 

Ziska and Bunce (1997)

glasshouse
4%

 

 

Zong and Shangguan (2014)

Photosynthesis of the initial leaves of plants grown from seed in controlled environment chambers under adequate water and fertility (A)
15%

 

 

Zong and Shangguan (2014)

Photosynthesis of the initial leaves of plants grown from seed in controlled environment chambers under adequate water and drought (D)
15%

 

 

Zong and Shangguan (2014)

Photosynthesis of the initial leaves of plants grown from seed in controlled environment chambers under adequate water and nitrogen deficiency (N)
2%

 

 

Zong and Shangguan (2014)

Photosynthesis of the initial leaves of plants grown from seed in controlled environment chambers under adequate water and combined drought and nitrogen deficiency (DN)
3%

 

 

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