Volume 24 (2021)

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The Response of Six Tropical Legumes to CO2 Enrichment in Low Light Conditions

Elevated CO2 counteracts the growth-retarding effects of low light conditions common in the tropical understory...

Plant Growth Database
Our latest result of plant growth responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment obtained from experiments described in the peer-reviewed scientific literature is for Eggplant (Xu et al., 2020). To access the entire database, click here.

The Early Growth Response of Brazilian Ginseng to Elevated CO2

Plant photosynthesis, stem length, fresh weight and dry weight all increased in response to CO2 enrichment in this important medicinal herb...

CO2 Impacts on the Growth and Nitrogen Uptake of Wheat

Not only did a mere 130 ppm increase in CO2 during daylight hours increase wheat yields on the order of 15%, it also improved the quality of the wheat grains by increasing their nitrogen concentration...

Plant Growth Database
Our latest result of plant growth responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment obtained from experiments described in the peer-reviewed scientific literature is for Rice (Zhang et al., 2020). To access the entire database, click here.
The Interaction Between CO2 and Ozone on Three Eucalypt Species
As noted in the title of the paper reviewed herein, elevated CO2 "offsets the alteration of foliar chemicals (n-icosane, geranyl acetate, and elixene) induced by elevated ozone"...

Plant Growth Database
Our latest result of plant growth responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment obtained from experiments described in the peer-reviewed scientific literature is for Lettuce (Esmaili et al., 2020). To access the entire database, click here.

The Response of Seven African and Ten Asian Rice Genotypes to Atmospheric CO2 Enrichment

In order to meet the food needs of the growing population, more research like this is needed to understand what crop genotypes experience the greatest growth and yield enhancements to atmospheric CO2 enrichment...

Plant Growth Database
Our latest result of plant growth responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment obtained from experiments described in the peer-reviewed scientific literature is for Wheat (Navarro et al., 2020). To access the entire database, click here.

Interactive Effects of Light and CO2 on Coffee Growth
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Whether grown under low or higher light conditions coffee plants will benefit from the ongoing rise in atmospheric CO2...

Plant Growth Database
Our latest result of plant growth responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment obtained from experiments described in the peer-reviewed scientific literature is for Rice (Masuya et al., 2020; Asian Japonica results). To access the entire database, click here.

Mulberry Seedling Response to Short-term CO2 Enrichment

The findings of this journal review could not have been summed up better than that indicated by the title of the article: elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide exposure "improves plant growth and leaf quality of mulberry seedlings"...

Plant Growth Database
Our latest result of plant growth responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment obtained from experiments described in the peer-reviewed scientific literature is for Orchid (Cho et al., 2020). To access the entire database, click here.

Interactive Effects of CO2 and Temperature on Eucalyptus Tree Growth

A 3°C increase in air temperature further stimulated the beneficial impacts of CO2 enrichment, nearly doubling the percent increase in total biomass of this eucalyptus tree species experienced by elevated CO2 alone...
Mercuric Oxide Pollution is Fully Ameliorated by Elevated CO2 in Maize Plants
The deleterious effects of nano-sized mercuric oxide pollution on maize photosynthesis and biomass are fully offset by elevated CO2 in this laboratory experiment...

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