enhancing plant growth with CO2 …

Atmospheric increases of carbon dioxide are responsible for an enormous boost in crops and forests, resulting in Australia’s record crop yields in 2016. Grain crops have warmed to extra CO2 in a big way. Now latest papers show how 300parts per million more CO2 has an immense benefit in vegetable growing. Tomatoes show their love of extra atmospheric CO2 in latest research.

Cotton production too, is especially responsive to higher CO2:

How Atmospheric CO2 Enrichment Enhances Cotton Production (28 February 2017)
The topic is discussed by one of the premier researchers to explore the topic…

Go to the links and explore your favorite vegetable and see what use plants make of CO2.

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Solanum fruit, an Australian native species.

About Tom Harley

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