Threshold dynamics for a nonautonomous schistosomiasis model in a periodic environment
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- Zhang, X., Gao, S. & Cao, H. J. Appl. Math. Comput. (2014) 46: 305. doi:10.1007/s12190-013-0750-5
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In this paper, we investigate a nonautonomous schistosomiasis model in a periodic environment. We obtain a threshold value between the extinction and the uniform persistence. Our main results show that the disease persists if the threshold value is larger than unity. We also prove that there exists a positive periodic solution. Numerical simulations which support our theoretical analysis are also given.