Skip to comments.Higher Carbon Dioxide May Give Pine Trees A Competitive Edge
Posted on 08/04/2009 9:03:12 PM PDT by George - the Other
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 Aug. 3 at a national ecology conference.
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This’ll only add to the environmentalists’ schizophrenia - they call themselves “Greenies”, yet are trying to eliminate CO2 which real greenies like pine trees just love - go figure.......
So... if I were in the forestry industry and wanted to produce more pine seeds quickly, say, for reforestation after a fire, I should gas the trees for awhile on purpose? Seems like there is a positive use for this information here somehow.
Also, if pine trees being used to produce the seed were under high voltage power lines, then I’d really get it all growing pretty fast.
There may be changes in the landscape if there is more CO2, but maybe there could be some clever adaptations, too.
The pine trees definitely do not pine at the prospect of global warming
Pine Trees are stupid.
“Pine Trees are stupid.”
Stupid implies having a brain ...
... they’ve been around for some 300,000,000 years now.
“Pine trees are stupid.”
Yeah, don’t they know CO2 is a pollutant?
I love pine trees and have many of them.
I spend at least an hour a day breathing on them to give them the extra carbon dioxide they crave.
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