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Table 1 Summary of experimental culture conditions and biomass (mean ± SD) used during this study

From: Influence of light, temperature and salinity on dissolved organic carbon exudation rates in Zostera marinaL.

Experiment Treatment Light level (μmol m-2 s-1) Salinity Temp. (°C) NH4+(μM) Leaf Biomass (gdw chmbr-1) RR Biomass (gdw chmbr-1)
Expt. I Light Zero 0.005 20 9 20 0.7 ± 0.2 0.3 ± 0.1
  400 W 100 20 9 20 1.0 ± 0.3 0.3 ± 0.1
  1000 W 430 20 9 20 0.9 ± 0.3 0.2 ± 0.1
Expt. II Temp Cold 400 20 2 20 1.4 ± 0.7 0.5 ± 0.2
  Ambient 400 20 8 20 1.3 ± 0.4 0.4 ± 0.1
  Warm 400 20 15 20 1.6 ± 0.2 0.5 ± 0.2
Expt. III Salinity Low 400 10 9 20 1.0 ± 0.3 0.3 ± 0.1
  Medium 400 20 9 20 0.9 ± 0.2 0.3 ± 0.1
  High 400 30 9 20 1.2 ± 0.3 0.4 ± 0.1