Table III.

Comparison of the mean cell length, normal to the silique elongation axis, in Arabidopsis carpel tissue layers from anthesis and 7-DPA pollinated or PGR-treated pistils

Stage of Silique Development and Treatment Type
TissueAnthesis (2.8 ± 0.2)LerUP3-a (4.1 ± 0.4)Ler+P3-b (11.5 ± 1.0)Ler+GA33-c (10.0 ± 1.1)Ler+NAA3-d (6.8 ± 0.8)gai+P3-b (9.5 ± 1.2)ga5-1+P3-b (10.5 ± 1.0)ga5-1+GA33-c (10.0 ± 1.1)
μm
Exocarp15  ± 828  ± 1549  ± 3282  ± 4859  ± 2446  ± 4167  ± 4260  ± 33
Mesocarp 110  ± 411  ± 413  ± 513  ± 316  ± 620  ± 619  ± 520  ± 6
Mesocarp 211  ± 311  ± 312  ± 317  ± 413  ± 520  ± 623  ± 618  ± 7
Mesocarp 311  ± 414  ± 521  ± 817  ± 717  ± 629  ± 1026  ± 830  ± 10
Endocarp7  ± 213  ± 322  ± 620  ± 720  ± 728  ± 728  ± 824  ± 8

Results are means ± sd silique length for each treatment.

    • F3-a UP, Unpollinated.

    • F3-b P, Pollinated.

    • F3-c 10 μmol GA3pistil−1.

    • F3-d 10 μmol NAA pistil−1.