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Table 1 Breeding container parameters as used in Aedes aegypti population modelling using CIMSiM

From: Bionomic response of Aedes aegypti to two future climate change scenarios in far north Queensland, Australia: implications for dengue outbreaks

  Buckets Pot plant saucers Tarpaulins Tyres Subterranean Rainwater tanks
Dimensions (cm) 18.0 d, 17.4 h 6.1 × 2.0 × 26.0 15.5 × 22.6 × 4.2 35.3 d, 11.0 w 64.6 × 72.7 × 172.0 200 d × 200 h
Capacity 4.87 L 0.61 L 0.52 L 5.3 L 807.8 L 6,284.0 L
Sun exposure 0.2 0 0.8 0.3 0.9 0.5
Container cover 0 1 0 1 1 1
Water shed ratio 1.2 0 0.6 0.2 10 10
Draw down (L) 0 0.3 0 0 0 628.4 L
Initial food (mg) 70 100 450 500 144.75 50
Food/d (mg) 30 10 175 100 144.75 50
density per ha. 1.0 1.0 0.5 0.5 0.1 0.1