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Table 3 Per plant egg and larval counts of H. armigera and other lepidopteran larvae on trap crop (per plant) in relation to berseem growth stages

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

TreatmentsNo. of eggs of H. armigeraLarval population of H. armigeraLarval population
Spilosoma obliqueSpodoptera exigua
Vegetative stageFlowering stageVegetative stageFlowering stage
T1: marigold + bird perches3.75 (2.16)10 (2.32)1.5 (1.53)5.25 (2.49)1.51.0 (1.39)
T2: marigold + bird perches + NSKE6.0 (2.63)13.25 (3.77)3.0 (1.99)6.5 (2.73)2.250.25 (1.10)
T3: chickpea + bird perches5.25 (2.49)3.25 (2.03)3.75 (2.17)3.5 (2.11)2.03.0 (1.95)
T4: chickpea + bird perches + NSKE7.25 (2.86)4.5 (2.32)5.0 (2.44)2.75 (1.91)0.51.5 (1.57)
T5: sunflower + bird perches4.75 (2.39)7.5 (2.91)1.25 (1.47)8.0 (2.99)2.56.75 (2.74)
T6: sunflower + bird perches NSKE7.25 (2.87)13 (3.73)1.5 (1.53)10 (3.30)1.03.5 (2.1)
CD (p = 0.05)0.340.370.270.32NS0.54
  1. Figures in parenthesis are \( \sqrt{n+1} \) transformed value