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Total terrestrial net primary productivity (NPP) of the biosphere Biosphere 120 Pg dry weight/year 100596 Human Appropriation of...
Database of energy crops yields, productivity and related information Biosphere Database - link N/A 101730 James A. Duke. 1983 Handbook...
Human use of photosynthesis products: biomass, productivity, area Biosphere Table - link N/A 103816 Rojstaczer S, Sterling SM...
Productivity of the biosphere before it was powered by the sun Biosphere ≥1,000 - 1,000,000 times less than today 113580 Olivia P. Judson, The...
Average Net Primary Productivity on land without permanent ice cover Biosphere 426 g Carbon/(m^2*year) 102938 Field CB, Behrenfeld MJ...
Fraction of oceanic primary productivity contributed by Prochlorococcus and Synechococcus (together) Biosphere 32 - 80 % 111683 Zorz JK et al., The RUBISCO...
Average laboratory lipid content, biomass and lipid productivity for 55 microalgal species and genera reported in the literature Algae Table - link N/A 111670 Griffiths MJ, Harrison...
Fraction of total primary productivity on earth that is from anoxygenic photosynthesis Biosphere 0.05 % 105040 John A. Raven Functional...
Gross aquatic (almost all marine) primary productivity Biosphere 170 to 200 PgC/year 106014 John A. Raven, Contributions...
Fraction of ocean net primary productivity that cyanobacteria could be responsible for Biosphere ~25 % 112104 Flombaum P et al., Present...
Productivity of microbial mat in Ebro river delta Biosphere 200 gC/m^2/year 107223 Hubas C, Jesus B, Passarelli...
Annual global terrestrial Net Primary Productivity Biosphere 56.4 Pg Carbon/year 102934 Field CB, Behrenfeld MJ...
Investment in reproductive structures as percent of total above-ground productivity Oak Quercus coccifera 2–27 % 100678 Johannes M. H. Knops...
Ratio of root NPP (net primary productivity) to above-ground NPP in temperate forest Biosphere 0.3 to 1.7 Table - link Unitless 106493 Waring RH, Landsberg JJ...
Average lipid content and biomass productivity from literature for microalgae grown in outdoor ponds and photobioreactors under nutrient-replete conditions Algae Table - link N/A 111671 Griffiths MJ, Harrison...
Oceanic annual global Net Primary Productivity Biosphere 48.5 Pg Carbon/year 102936 Field CB, Behrenfeld MJ...
Contribution of metazooplankton to respiration in the ocean (highly variable, depending on the oceanic region, productivity, depth, and method of estimation) Biosphere <1% - >50 % of respiration 115387 del Giorgio PA, Duarte...
Relationship of plant and prokaryotic biomass to primary productivity Biosphere Table - link N/A 102369 William B. Whitman,*†...
Fraction of phytoplankton (that contribute approximately half of the global productivity) mass out of total mass in photosynthetic organisms worldwide Biosphere <0.5 % 113987 Kaplan A. Cyanophages:...
Fraction of photosynthetic primary productivity carried out by organisms that use water as electron donor Biosphere 99.9 % 105038 John A. Raven Functional...