forcefeeding CO2 to plants …

Increased CO2 on bio-mass … now, that’s a massive increase.

Number of trials and biomass increase with 300ppm higher:

Terminalia arjuna [Terminalia] 8 190.6%
Terminalia chebula [Myrobalan] 8 442.5%

There are about a dozen species of Terminalia in the WA tropics (not the above), with some of them being targeted for horticulture.

Terminalia hadleyana

Terminalia hadleyana

So let’s help the plants along a bit.

Forest Topsoil Carbon Content: The Outlook for China and Beyond (17 November 2014)
The combination of (1) soil carbon accumulation and (2) vegetation carbon sequestration observed in various locations across the globe is triggering “a negative feedback to climate warming, rather than the positive feedback predicted by coupled carbon-climate models”…

About Tom Harley

Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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