PLoS ONE volume 9, issue 5, Pe98318 2014 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0098318 View full text Has correction 2014-08-14
Fanchao Meng, Jiahua Zhang, Fengmei Yao, Cui Hao

Abstract: Maize is one of the major cultivated crops of China, having a central role in ensuring the food security of the country. There has been a significant increase in studies of maize under interactive effects of elevated CO2 concentration ([CO2]) and other factors, yet the interactive effects of elevated [CO2] and increasing precipitation on maize has remained unclear. In this study, a manipulative experiment in Jinzhou, Liaoning province, Northeast China was performed so as to obtain reliable results concerning t…

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