TABLE 1

Parameters of the model

ParameterDescription
NPopulation size at the stage of reproducing adults (Embedded Image)
sSelection coefficient of the mutant allele (Embedded Image)
hDominance level: heterozygotes have fitness of 1 + hs (Embedded Image)
αTransmission rate of the male-killing bacteria (Embedded Image)
bFitness compensation parameter: gives the amount of resources that are reallocated from dead males to their surviving siblings (Embedded Image)
μMutation rate per allele per generation