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Table 2 Diversity indices of parasitoids and predators in sole cropped and intercropped, border cropped, and hedgerow cropped fields at Kanakapura district in Karnataka, India, during 2016–2017

From: Effect of intercrops and border crops on the diversity of parasitoids and predators in agroecosystem

Crop Cropping system Shannon-Weiner diversity index Margalef richness index Evenness index
Guava* Sole crop 1.73 1.92 0.19
Guava + cowpea (intercrop) 3.09 2.40 0.89
Mulberry Sole crop 1.02 1.86 0.42
Mulberry + castor (border crop) 2.83 2.23 0.95
Sapota* Sole crop 1.75 1.91 0.89
Sapota + clusterbean (intercrop) 2.19 2.42 0.94
  1. *Hedgerow cropping of castor and hemp was observed