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Table 1 Variable explanations used in the model (1)

From: Impact of biodiversity and seasonality on Lyme-pathogen transmission

Variable Meaning
E the number of eggs
L Q the number of questing larvae
L FS the number of susceptible feeding larvae
L FI the number of infected feeding larvae
N QS the number of susceptible questing nymphs
N QI the number of infected questing nymphs
N FS the number of susceptible feeding nymphs
N FI the number of infected feeding nymphs
A QS the number of susceptible questing adults
A QI the number of infected questing adults
A FS the number of susceptible feeding adults
A FI the number of infected feeding adults
H 1I the number of infected white-footed mice
H 2I the number of infected alternative hosts