Notation | Definition and units | Expression | Mean | Reference |
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E(t, T_{ W }) | Mean no. of simuliid eggs at time t and water temperature T_{ W } | Eqn. (1) | – | [23] |
\( {\displaystyle \begin{array}{l}{L}_1\left(t,{T}_W\right);{L}_i\left(t,{T}_W\right)\\ {}2\le i\le 7\end{array}} \) | Mean no. of 1st instar larvae and of 2nd to of 7th instar larvae at t and T_{ W } | Eqn. (2) | – | This study |
P(t, T_{ W }) | Mean no. of pupae at t and T_{ W } | Eqn. (3) | – | [23] |
N(t, T_{ W }, T) | Mean no. of nullipars at time t, water temperature T_{ W } and air temperature T | Eqn. (4) | – | [23] |
Ψ(t, T_{ W }, T) | Mean no. of parous flies at t, T_{ W } and T | Eqn. (5) | – | [23] |
V(t, T_{ W }, T) | Mean no. of vectors at t, T_{ W } and T | N(t, T_{ W }, T) + Ψ(t, T_{ W }, T) | – | [23] |
Δ_{ E }(T_{ W }) | Duration of egg stage at water temperature T_{ W } (days) | 11.493 exp(−0.0701T_{ W }) | – | [23] |
Δ_{ L }(T_{ W }) | Duration of larval stage at T_{ W } (days) | 87.527 exp(−0.0785T_{ W }) | – | [23] |
Δ_{ P }(T_{ W }) | Duration of pupal stage at T_{ W } (days) | 20.098 exp(−0.0699T_{ W }) | – | [23] |
\( {\mu}_E^0 \) | Background per capita rate of eggs (day^{–1}) | – | 0.05 | [23] |
\( {\mu}_L^1 \) | Mortality rate of larvae due to larviciding (day-^{1}) | \( \left[-\ln \left(1-{\varepsilon}_L\right)-{\mu}_L^0\right] \) | – | This study |
β _{ N } | Per nulliparous fly rate of oviposition (day^{–1}) | \( \frac{\varepsilon_N\left\{\exp \left[-{\mu}_V(T)g(T)\right]\right\}}{g(T)} \) | – | [23] |
β _{ P } | Per parous fly rate of oviposition (day^{-1}) | \( \frac{\varepsilon_P{\mu}_V(T)}{\left\{\exp \left[{\mu}_V(T)g(T)\right]-1\right\}} \) | – | [23] |
ε _{ N } | Per capita mean no. of eggs per nulliparous fly |
S. damnosum (s.s.)/S.sirbanum S. squamosum |
432 492 | [23, 62, 63] |
ε _{ P } | Per capita mean no. of eggs per parous fly |
S. damnosum (s.s.)/S. sirbanum S. squamosum |
142 215 | [23, 62, 63] |
DBR | Daily biting rate (day^{-1}) | Eqn. (6) | – | – |