High CO2 boosts plant respiration, potentially affecting climate and crops

Here’s something you don’t see everyday: a university sending out a press release showing the potential benefits on crop yields of elevated atmospheric CO2 levels. – Anthony Public release date: 9-Feb-2009 http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2009-02/uoia-hcb020609.php Contact: Diana Yates diya@illinois.edu 217-333-5802 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign High CO2 boosts plant respiration, potentially affecting climate and crops The leaves of…

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