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 Needlegrass (Liu et al., 2016). To access the entire database, click here.

Percent Dry Weight (Biomass) Increases for
300, 600 and 900 ppm Increases in the Air’s CO2 Concentration:
For a more detailed description of this table, click here. Stipa krylovii [Needlegrass]
Statistics

300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm
 Number of Results
2
 
 
 Arithmetic Mean
38.5%
 
 
 Standard Error
1.8%
 
 

 

Individual Experiment Results

Journal References

Experimental Conditions
300 ppm
600 ppm
900 ppm

Liu et al. (2016)

Shoot biomass after seven weeks of CO2 enrichment of plants grown in open-top chambers filled with native soils collected from a phosphorus-poor Inner Mongolia grassland
41%

 

 

Liu et al. (2016)

Root biomass after seven weeks of CO2 enrichment of plants grown in open-top chambers filled with native soils collected from a phosphorus-poor Inner Mongolia grassland
36%

 

 

This article appeared on the CO2 Science website at http://www.co2science.org/data/plant_growth/dry/s/stipak.php