Table 1: Parameters of the basic malaria model presented obtained from published literature. () shows dependence on rainfall and () represents dependence on temperature.


Adult mosquito birth rate[8]
Birth rate of juveniles[9]
Mosquito biting rate[9]
Number of eggs laid per adult oviposition[8]
Daily survival probability of eggs[8]
Daily survival probability of larvae[8]
Daily survival probability of pupae[8]
Duration of egg development[8]
Duration of larvae development[8]
Rainfall beyond which no immature stages survive[8]
Duration of pupae development[8]
Juvenile mosquito death rate[9]
Adult mosquito death rate[10]
Progression rate of mosquitoes[11]
Recruitment rate of humans[12]
Proportion of bites by infectious mosquitoes on susceptible humans that produce infection[5]
Proportion of bites by susceptible mosquitoes on infected humans that produce infection[5]
Per capita natural death rate for humans[12]
Progression rate of humans from exposed class[12]
Recovery rate of humans[12]
Per capita disease induced death rate[12]
Per capita rate of loss of immunity[13]
Carrying capacity of larvae[4]
Proportion of humans recovering without temp. immunity[4]