Table IV.

Comparison of the mean cell number, in longitudinal sections of Arabidopsis carpel tissues from anthesis and 7-DPA pollinated or PGR-treated pistils

Stage of Silique Development and Treatment Type
TissueAnthesis (2.8 ± 0.2)Ler UP4-a (4.1 ± 0.4)Ler +P4-b (11.5 ± 1.0)Ler +GA34-c (10.0 ± 1.1)Ler +NAA4-d (6.8 ± 0.8)gai +P4-b (9.5 ± 1.2)ga5-1 +P4-b (10.5 ± 1.0)ga5-1 +GA34-c (10.0 ± 1.1)
Exocarp227  ± 20196  ± 23277  ± 26176  ± 38133  ± 13241  ± 33223  ± 26232  ± 29
Mesocarp 1315  ± 17396  ± 15951  ± 41788  ± 28494  ± 25440  ± 28609  ± 18567  ± 35
Mesocarp 2287  ± 12389  ± 11983  ± 34642  ± 24601  ± 28437  ± 23489  ± 14623  ± 21
Mesocarp 3289  ± 19326  ± 17617  ± 30664  ± 34493  ± 22306  ± 13446  ± 16440  ± 20
Endocarp420  ± 19351  ± 14556  ± 28560  ± 25420  ± 35303  ± 16415  ± 18450  ± 20

Results are means ± sds silique lengths for each treatment.

    • F4-a UP, Unpollinated.

    • F4-b P, Pollinated.

    • F4-c 10 μmol GA3pistil−1.

    • F4-d 10 μmol NAA pistil−1.