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Table 3 Mean (± SE) fig volume (mm3), seediness (seeds/mm3 fig volume), pulp-seed ratios, and water contents (%) of four species of figs (n = tree number) assessed in HTBG and the comparison examined by MANCOVA

From: Fruiting phenology and nutrient content variation among sympatric figs and the ecological correlates

SpeciesVolumeSeedinessPulp-seed ratioWater content
Fcau (13)224.78 ± 13.29a,b0.17 ± 0.01a,b**8.36 ± 0.82a*78.10 ± 0.51a,b,c
Fsub (11)1008.06 ± 71.15a,b*0.08 ± 0.01a,b14.13 ± 3.74a***b***81.22 ± 0.58a,c*
Famp (9)296.74 ± 21.27a,b0.39 ± 0.03a***3.05 ± 1.34a80.14 ± 0.65a,b*
Firi (8)1438.39 ± 83.27a*0.10 ± 0.01a4.67 ± 0.63b86.15 ± 0.63a*
  1. A species trait value followed by a letter and asterisks indicates a significant difference from values of other species with the same letter but without an asterisk under the same trait variable, examined by post hoc comparisons following the main test
  2. Fcau: F. caulocarpa, Fsub: F. subpisocarpa, Famp: F. ampelas, Firi: F. irisana
  3. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001