Table II.

Comparison of cell number in cross-sections of different Arabidopsis carpels at anthesis and 7 DPA

TreatmentDPACarpel Cell No. per Tissue Type
ExocarpMesocarpEndocarp
Anthesis081  ± 18.5177  ± 5.025.3  ± 5.0
Ler unpollinated782  ± 10.6171  ± 3328.0  ± 8.7
Ler + pollination779  ± 10.6167  ± 7.032.7  ± 12.2
Ler + 10 μmol−1 pistil GA3 769  ± 2.3154  ± 6.923.3  ± 4.2
Ler + 10 μmol−1 pistil NAA767  ± 8.1180  ± 17.824.0  ± 6.9
gai + pollination767  ± 11.7149  ± 7.620.7  ± 1.2
ga5-1 + pollination767  ± 10.0131  ± 18.120.0  ± 4.3

Results are means ± sd.