TITLE

Australian plants get leafier with rising CO2

PUB. DATE
July 2013
SOURCE
Ecos;Jul2013, Issue 185, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Blog Entry
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that according to a study conducted by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) of Australia and the Australian National University (ANU) carbon dioxide (CO2) has led to an increase in green foliage. It states that the increase in arid regions is due to a process called CO2 fertilization. It highlights that the effect of fertilization takes place when CO2 helps leaves during photosynthesis.
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91687450

 

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