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Table 1 Formulas for the probability of an infected midge (vector) surviving to become infectious, arising in \(R_0\) formulas from different models, and the parameters involved

From: Predicting temperature-dependent transmission suitability of bluetongue virus in livestock

Formula Traits used
\(f_1=e^{-\mu \; \nu }\) [Dietz 1993] \(\mu :\) adult mortality rate
\(f_2=\dfrac{\nu }{\nu +\mu }\) [Gubbins et. al. 2008 ] \(\nu :\) pathogen development rate
\(f_3=\left( \dfrac{3 \nu }{ 3 \nu +\mu }\right) ^3\)