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Table 2 List of symbols used in text

From: A weather-driven model of malaria transmission

B Human blood index, the preference of a mosquito to bite humans and not other animals
Dd Length of gonotrophic cycle in degree days
Gc Length of gonotrophic cycle in days
H Hepatic stage in days
HIR Human new infection rate
Hi Number of mosquitoes biting infected humans in a day
Hn Number of mosquitoes biting uninfected humans in a day
H(s,t) Human population at stage s of the development of infection at time t. s = 0 symbolises an uninfected host.
I(s,t) Immature mosquito population at stage s of maturation cycle (in degree days) at time t
Le, L1, Lp Length of egg, larval and pupal stage of mosquito maturation in days
M(s,Ss,t) Mature mosquito population which is at stage s of gonotrophic cycle and stage Ss of sporogonic cycle at time t.
MIP Infection probability of a single mosquito for each bite
m Maturation rate of larvae in reciprocal days
N Number of sections into which the gonotrophic cycle was divided.
p Mosquito population daily survival rate
PR Fraction of gonotrophic cycle covered in one day
r Fraction of infected humans out of total human population
Rd Dekadal (ten daily) rainfall in mm
R0 Single case multiplication factor: number of secondary cases induced per case
s Dummy variable representing stage of development in degree days
SC Length of sporogonic cycle in degree days
SR Daily progression of sporozoites in degree days
SS Stage of sporogonic cycle in degree days. SS = 0 represents an uninfected mosquito
Tc Threshold temperature for gonotrophic or sporogonic cycle
α Fractional per-gonotrophic cycle survival of mosquito.
χ Fraction of mosquitoes biting infective humans that become themselves infected.
γ Ratio of brood of each ovipositing mosquito to rainfall.
δ Fractional per diem survival rate of human infection. Hence 1-d is the daily infection clearance rate.
φ Total number of mosquitoes.
ν Number of sections into which the larval cycle was divided.
σ Per diem larval survival rate