Peer-reviewed Publications

  • Raghuram H., Jain M. and Balakrishnan R. (2014). Species and acoustic diversity of bats in a palaeotropical wet evergreen forest in southern India. Current Science, 107(04):631-641.
  • Balakrishnan R., Bahuleyan J., Nandi D. and Jain M. (2014). Modeling the effects of chorus species composition and caller density on acoustic masking interference in multispecies choruses of crickets and katydids Ecological Informatics, 21: 50-58.
  • Jain M., Diwakar S., Bahuleyan J., Deb R. and Balakrishnan R. (2014). A Rain Forest Dusk Chorus: cacophony or sounds of silence? Evolutionary Ecology, 28(1): 1-22.
  • Rajaraman K., Mhatre N., Jain M., Postles M., Balakrishnan R. and Robert D. (2013). Low pass filters and differential tympanal tuning in a paleotropical bushcricket with an unusually low frequency call. Journal of Experimental Biology, 216: 777-787.
  • Jain M. and Balakrishnan R. (2012). Does acoustic adaptation drive vertical stratification? A test in a tropical cricket assemblage. Behavioral Ecology, 23(2): 343-354.
  • Jain M. and Balakrishnan R. (2011). Microhabitat selection in an assemblage of crickets (Orthoptera: Ensifera) of a tropical evergreen forest in Southern India. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 4(2): 152-158.
  • Jain M., Kuriakose G. and Balakrishnan R. (2010). Evaluation of methods to estimate foliage density in the understorey of a tropical evergreen forest. Current Science, 98(4): 508-515.
  • Chatterjee A., Jain M., Roy U. S. and Mukhopadhyay S. K. (2008). Limnochemical factors influencing the seasonal population density, secondary production, and calcium-to-tissue ratio in the freshwater limpet Septaria lineata (Archaeogastropoda: Neritidae). Turkish Journal of Zoology, 32(3): 245-252.
  • Diwakar S., Jain M. and Balakrishnan R. (2007). Psychoacoustic sampling as a reliable, non-invasive method to monitor orthopteran species diversity in tropical forests. Biodiversity and Conservation, 16 (14): 4081-4093.

Book Chapters

  • Jain M., Balakrishnan R. (2013). From leaf litter to canopy: noninvasive and reliable sampling in a tropical rainforest. In Treetops at Risk. Challenges of Global Forest Canopies (Eds) Lowman M., Soubadra M. D. and Ganesh T. Springer Verlag.
  • Jain M. (2012). Songsters in the canopy: cricket acoustics. In Forest Canopies of South Asia- a glimpse (Eds) Soubadra M. D., Ganesh T. and Tripathy A. ATREE.

Book Review

  • Jain M. (2011). Statistics for everyone, by Gore A., Paranjpe S. and Kulkarni M. Current Science 101: 1595-1596.

Conference Proceedings

  • Jain M. and Balakrishnan R. (2012). Cricket calling site selection and sound transmission in a tropical evergreen forest. Abstract published in Bioacoustics 21:1, 76.
  • Diwakar S., Jain M. and Balakrishnan R. (2012) 'Sense and Census ability' – reliability of psychoacoustic sampling as a method to monitor cricket species diversity. Abstract published in Bioacoustics 21:1, 57.

Selected Talks and Conference Presentations

  • 2014. Invited Talk "A cocktail of sounds: Cricket communication in noisy choruses". National Symposium on Behavioral Ecology, B. H. U., Varanasi, India.
  • 2013. Invited Talk “In pursuit of silence: animal communication in complex and noisy acoustic environments” at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Mohali, India.
  • 2012. Invited Talk “Ecology, perception and evolution of acoustic communication: A study in a tropical cricket assemblage”. Maulana Azad College, Kolkata, India.
  • 2011. Talk title: “Acoustic communication in crickets”. University of Zurich, Switzerland.
  • 2011. Poster: “Acoustic adaptation in relation to vertical stratification: a test in an ensiferan assemblage of a tropical rainforest”. 23rd meeting of International Bioacoustics Council (IBAC), La Rochelle, France.
  • 2011. Invited talk: “Habitat acoustics and microhabitat selection in crickets of a rainforest”. Institute of Biology. University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • 2009. Talk title: “Reaching the roof of the forest: Testing the Acoustic Adaptation ‘High-pothesis’”. 5th International Canopy Conference, ATREE, Bangalore, India.
  • 2009. Talk title: “From leaf litter to canopy: Microhabitat selection and its implications for acoustic communication in a community of crickets”. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.
  • 2009. Talk title: “Sense and Census-ability: reliability of psychoacoustic sampling for orthopteran species monitoring in tropical forests”. 22nd meeting of International Bioacoustics Council (IBAC), Lisbon, Portugal.
  • 2009. Poster: “Cricket calling site selection and sound transmission in a tropical evergreen forest”. 22nd meeting of International Bioacoustics Council (IBAC), Lisbon, Portugal.
  • 2008. Talk title: “How deaf is the census man? Bioacoustic monitoring for Orthoptera species in tropical forests”. SMEECS, National Centre for Biological Sciences, India.