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Table 1 Effect of intercropping on parasitization of whitefly pupae by Encarsia spp. in cotton (pooled of 2016 and 2017)

From: Effect of intercropping on the parasitoids, Encarsia spp. and Trichogramma spp. in cotton fields, India

TreatmentsPercent parasitization of whitefly pupae per 30 leaves
5 July16 July2 August17 August2 Sept19 SeptMean
Cotton + sesame 1:143.33 (41.15)**45.00 (42.11)27.33 (31.50)23.33 (28.85)15.33 (22.99)9.66 (18.07)27.33* (30.79)b
Cotton + sesame 2:126.33 (30.85)44.00 (41.53)26.00 (30.63)19.33 (26.06)19.33 (26.06)9.33 (17.74)24.05 (28.82)b
Cotton + sesame 3:122.33 (28.18)39.00 (38.62)23.00 (28.63)17.66 (24.83)13.00 (21.08)8.00 (16.35)20.50 (26.30)c
Cotton + pigeonpea 1:143.33 (41.15)50.66 (45.36)35.33 (36.45)30.33 (33.39)30.33 (33.39)9.33 (17.74)33.22 (34.59)a
Cotton + pigeonpea 2:134.66 (36.04)46.66 (43.06)34.00 (35.64)23.33 (28.85)44.66 (41.91)9.66 (18.08)32.16 (33.94)a
Cotton + pigeonpea 3:132.33 (34.63)45.00 (42.11)26.33 (30.85)26.33 (30.85)25.00 (29.97)8.66 (17.10)27.28 (30.82)b
Cotton + pearl millet (border crop)15.33 (23.03)36.00 (36.85)19.33 (26.06)14.33 (22.21)14.00 (21.93)9.33 (17.77)18.05 (24.65)c
Cotton + sorghum (border crop)19.00 (25.81)30.33 (33.39)18.33 (25.30)19.33 (26.06)12.33 (20.53)7.00 (15.17)17.72 (24.42)c
Sole cotton (control)22.66 (28.41)33.66 (35.44)13.66 (21.63)14.66 (22.47)7.66 (16.01)4.66 (12.35)16.16 (22.76)d
Standard error of mean (SE ± m)(0.59)(1.02)(0.80)(0.74)(0.86)(0.90)(1.30)
Critical difference (CD at 5%)(1.80)(3.11)(2.42)(2.25)(2.61)(2.72)(3.72)
  1. *Means in column with the same letter are not significantly different at 0.05 levels (DMRT test)
  2. **Figures in parentheses are angular transformed values