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Seeds per pollination in a succession of pollinations on the same plant

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(Figure: Graph) The diamonds represent the average number of seeds per pod for pairs of flowers pollinated in succession on a plant; 1&2, 3&4, etc. We fit a logarithmically declining curve to these data; that was our best fit among linear, exponential and negative hyperbolic functions which have been used to model this phenomenon before.