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Tropical languor

Nature Geoscience volume 8, pages 45 (2015) | Download Citation

Carbon dioxide can stimulate photosynthesis in trees and increase their growth rates. A study of tree rings from three seasonal tropical forests shows no evidence of faster growth during 150 years of increasing atmospheric CO2 concentrations.

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