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Table 3 Fruit and seed set in treated flowers

From: Reproductive biology of Pittosporum dasycaulon Miq., (Family Pittosporaceae) a rare medicinal tree endemic to Western Ghats

Treatment No of flowers pollinated No. of fruits developed (%) No of fruits having seeds (%)
Bagged without emasculation 35 0.0 -
Bagged after emasculation 35 0.0 -
Self-pollination 35 0.0 -
Cross pollination 35 20 ± 2.3 (57) 16 ± 2.1 (80)
Natural pollination 50 6.0 ±1.8 (12) 4 ± 0.6 (66.6)
  1. Values indicate the average of three independent experiments done in 12 plants.