Total biomass in the biosphere

Range ~2×10^12 (~5×10^30 living cells) tonnes of biomass
Organism Biosphere
Reference Landenmark HK, Forgan DH, Cockell CS. An Estimate of the Total DNA in the Biosphere. PLoS Biol. 2015 Jun 11 13(6):e1002168. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1002168. p.3/10 top paragraphPubMed ID26066900
Method See p.4/10 box 1 link
Comments p.3/10 top paragraph:"The DNA [BNID 111593] is incorporated within approximately 2×10^12 tonnes of biomass and approximately 5×10^30 living cells, the latter dominated by prokaryotes."
Entered by Uri M
ID 111594