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Table 1 Larval population of H. armigera in different treatment combinations in berseem during vegetative growth stage

From: Restricting lepidopteran herbivory through trap cropping and bird perches in Egyptian clover (Trifolium alexandrinum L.)

TreatmentsH. armigera population/m row length in Egyptian cloverPooled meanReduction (%)
1st week March2nd week March3rd week March4th week March1st week April
T1: marigold + bird perches5.29 (2.50)5.15 (2.47)4.00 (2.23)3.23 (2.05)2.63 (1.90)4.06 (2.03)57.35
T2: marigold + bird perches + NSKE3.22 (2.05)2.33 (1.82)2.10 (1.76)1.90 (1.70)1.90 (1.69)2.29 (1.80)75.8
T3: chickpea + bird perches6.20 (2.68)5.51 (2.55)5.0 (2.44)4.66 (2.37)3.80 (2.19)5.03 (2.44)47.16
T4: chickpea + bird perches + NSKE3.78 (2.18)3.23 (2.05)2.96 (1.99)2.33 (1.82)1.96 (1.72)2.58 (1.95)72.8
T5: sunflower + bird perches6.16 (2.67)5.85 (2.61)5.40 (2.50)4.56 (2.35)3.96 (2.22)5.18 (2.47)45.6
T6: sunflower + bird perches NSKE4.71 (2.39)4.33 (2.30)3.60 (2.14)2.83 (1.95)2.20 (1.78)3.53 (2.11)63.0
T7: NSKE at 3%6.31 (2.70)5.86 (2.61)5.20 (2.48)4.36 (2.31)4.50 (2.34)4.37 (2.48)54.0
T8: sole crop7.48 (2.91)7.46 (2.90)8.50 (3.0)10.66 (3.41)13.66 (3.82)9.52 (3.20)
CD (p = 0.05)0.130.130.150.200.250.56 
  1. Figures in parenthesis are \( \sqrt{n+1} \) transformed value