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Higher Carbon Dioxide May Give Pines Competitive Edge


August 3, 2009

loblolly trees Pine trees grown for 12 years in air one-and-a-half times richer in carbon dioxide than today's levels produced twice as many seeds of at least as good a quality as those growing under normal conditions, a Duke University-led research team reported Monday (Aug. 3) at a national ecology conference. Full Story

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