Table 2 

Summary of model parameters, and their default or range of values that were used to generate simulations  
Model parameter^{a}  Default or range of values 
Simulation grid size  240 x 240 
Mixture structure  Two cultivars; alternative blocks of 20 x 20 of a single cultivar 
Genotype unit area  400 plants [20 x 20] 
Number of susceptible units per plant  30 
Number of virulence factors against each host  3 
Initial number of pathogen virulence genotypes  6 [each with one virulence factor] 
Median spore dispersal distance [halfCauchy function]  1 plant distance unit 
Pathogen latent period  5 days 
Pathogen infectious period  7 days 
Duration of a simulated epidemics within a season  42 days 
Cost of virulence for an additional virulence factor against the nonhost cultivar (V_{C})  0.0, 0.05, 0.1 
Sporulation rate (λ)  When V_{C} = 0, λo = 0.45, 0.50, 0.55 
When V_{C}> 0, λ = λo(1 – nV_{C})  
Number of initial diseased unit per fungal genotype (Y_{I})  16, 32 
Proportion of sexual primary inocula (P_{C})  0.1, 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1.0 
Probability of betweencultivar mating (P_{B}) [withincultivar mating probability is 1.0]  0.1, 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1.0 
Recombination among virulence factors (r)  0.05, 0.1, 0.2, 0.5 
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