Table 1

Glossary of notation, including the initial values for each key parameter

symbol

definition

initial value


CI

proportion of embryos not hatching in incompatible CI crosses

0.999

MI

proportion of offspring receiving infection (maternal inheritance)

0.999

RF

relative fecundity of infected females to uninfected females

0.999

RLV

relative larval viability of infected larvae to uninfected larvae

0.999

IF

initial frequency of gravid infected females to the total adult population

0.500


In all subsequent model runs, each value remains constant while one key parameter is varied. (For a list of all population dynamic parameters, see Table S1 in Additional file 1.)

Crain et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:290   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-290

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