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cricket

in Dictionary Plus Science and Technology

P ublished online April 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 74 words.

A mainly nocturnal insect in which the hind legs are greatly enlarged and adapted for jumping. Most true crickets (family

cricket

Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

The belief that a cricket singing in the house means something is well attested from the early 17th century onwards, but there is no consensus whether it is good or bad. John Melton (1620:...

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Crickets and Grasshoppers

in The New Encyclopedia of Insects and their Allies

January 2002; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 4804 words.

THE CRICKETS AND GRASSHOPPERS OF THE large order Orthoptera are noted for jumping (to escape predators) and singing (to potential

crickets

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 12 words.

crickets

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 12 words.

See Ensifera; Gryllidae; Gryllotalpidae; Myrmecophilidae; Orthoptera; Prophalanopsidae; Rhaphidophoridae; Schizodactylidae; Stenopelmatidae; Tridactylidae

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How interesting is a cricket match?

P. Glaister.

in Teaching Mathematics and its Applications: An International Journal of the IMA

September 2006; p ublished online September 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics; Education. 0 words.

Even for those passionate about both cricket and maths, each can have their dull moments. This article brings together the sometimes-dry binomial distribution with a problem of cricket...

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Resource estimation in T20 cricket

Harsha P. Perera and Tim B. Swartz.

in IMA Journal of Management Mathematics

July 2013; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics. 0 words.

Whereas the Duckworth-Lewis method (originally designed for one-day cricket) has been adopted in both international T20 matches and in the Indian Premier League, there has been growing...

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Scheduling fixtures for New Zealand Cricket

M. B. Wright.

in IMA Journal of Management Mathematics

April 2005; p ublished online April 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mathematics. 0 words.

This paper describes the problem faced every year by New Zealand Cricket in scheduling the principal inter-regional fixtures. This is a combinatorial optimization problem with few...

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Decline of Northern Cricket Frogs (Acris crepitans)

Robert H. Gray and Lauren E. Brown.

in Amphibian Declines

June 2005; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 7550 words.

At the end of the nineteenth century, there were indications that northern cricket frogs (Acris crepitans) were numerous in the midwestern United States. Cricket frog decline was documented...

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Overwintering in Northern Cricket Frogs (Acris crepitans)

Jason T. Irwin.

in Amphibian Declines

June 2005; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 2904 words.

Although winter weather in north-temperate regions may dominate 6–9 months of the year, this season has received relatively little attention in studies of amphibian life history. While some...

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Molecular Evolution of Seminal Proteins in Field Crickets

José A. Andrés, Luana S. Maroja, Steven M. Bogdanowicz, Willie J. Swanson and Richard G. Harrison.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

August 2006; p ublished online May 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 8543 words.

In sexually reproducing organisms, male ejaculates are complex traits that are potentially subject to many different selection pressures. Recent experimental evidence supports the hypothesis...

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Male dominance and immunocompetence in a field cricket

Markus J. Rantala and Raine Kortet.

in Behavioral Ecology

March 2004; p ublished online March 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Ecology and Conservation; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 3588 words.

Female preference for dominant males has been found in many species, and it is generally thought that winners of male-male competition are of superior quality. Success in contests probably...

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mole crickets

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 4 words.

Jerusalem crickets

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 4 words.

king crickets

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 4 words.

stone crickets

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 4 words.

sand crickets

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 4 words.

cave cricket

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 4 words.

bush cricket

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 4 words.

camel cricket

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 4 words.