Supplementary material S3 from Cascading effects of predator activity on tick-borne disease risk

Description and results of the basis set of d-separation (d-sep) independence claims testing the indirect correlation between predator activity, larval <i>Ixodes ricinus</i> density, rodent density, larval burden on rodents, the density of questing nymphs (DON) and the density of infected nymphs (DIN) for <i>Borrelia afzelii, B. miyamotoi</i> and <i>Candidatus</i> Neoehrlichia mikurensis.