Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 102 - Issue 06: 25 Mar, 2012
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0824

Editorial
History and Entomology: Insects and War
p. 0825 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
The research performance of top Indian and Chinese higher education institutions compared
p. 0827 | Prathap, Gangan

Biology teaching at IITs
p. 0828 | Chatterji, Dipankar

Anthropogenically induced mass movements along the Dharasu–Yamunotri route
p. 0828 | Uniyal, Aniruddha; Shah, P. N.; Prakash, Chandra; Gangwar, Daya Sankar; Dhar, Sunil; Mishra, S. P.; Sharma, Sumit; Malik, G. S.

And now AcSIR
p. 0830 | Akhila, Anand

Patalbhuvneshwar: a new sacred grove from Kumaon Himalaya
p. 0830 | Agnihotri, Priyanka; Singh, Harsh; Husain, Tariq

Occurrence of Red-headed Vulture in Segur plateau, Tamil Nadu
p. 0832 | Ramakrishna, B.; Ramasubramanian, S.; Samson, A.

Meeting Report
Strategies for augmenting and conserving water – options for India
p. 0833 | Singh, Rishi Narain; Bamji, Mahtab S.

Opinion
Western Ghats’ fish fauna in peril: are pseudo conservationist attitudes to be blamed?
p. 0835 | Raghavan, Rajeev; Dahanukar, Neelesh; Krishnakumar, K.; Ali, Anvar; Solomon, Simmy; Ramprasanth, M. R.; Baby, Fibin; Pereira, Benno; Tharian, Josin; Philip, Siby

Commentary
Medical education at national S&T institutes
p. 0838 | Manjunatha, Narayana

The need to explore for rare earth minerals
p. 0839 | Sukumaran, P. V.

Technical Note
Performance of a megawatt-scale grid-connected solar photovoltaic power plant in Kolar District in Karnataka
p. 0842 | Mitavachan, H.; Gokhale, Anandhi; Nagaraju, B. R.; Reddy, A. V. V.; Krishnamurthy, D. C.; Srinivasan, J.

Scientific Correspondence
Ochrophora montana (Distant): a precious dietary supplement during famine in northeastern Himalaya
p. 0845 | Thakur, N. S. Azad; Firake, D. M.

General Articles
CeRA – the e-Journal Consortium for National Agricultural Research System
p. 0847 | Chandrasekharan, H.; Patle, Sarita; Pandey, P. S.; Mishra, A. K.; Jain, A. K.; Goyal, Shikha; Pandey, Amit; Khemchandani, Usha; Kasrija, Rajkumari

Wetlands of India: inventory and assessment at 1 : 50,000 scale using geospatial techniques
p. 0852 | Panigrahy, Sushma; Murthy, T. V. R.; Patel, J. G.; Singh, T. S.

Review Articles
Complexities of invertases controlling sucrose accumulation and retention in sugarcane
p. 0857 | Chandra, Amaresh; Jain, Radha; Solomon, Sushil

Special Section: Carrying Capacity of Indian Agriculture
Carrying capacity of Indian agriculture: oilseeds
p. 0867 | Hegde, D. M.

Carrying capacity of Indian agriculture: pulse crops
p. 0874 | Ali, Masood; Gupta, Sanjeev

Carrying capacity of Indian agriculture: issues related to rainfed agriculture
p. 0882 | Venkateswarlu, B.; Prasad, J. V. N. S.

Carrying capacity of Indian horticulture
p. 0889 | Ghosh, S. P.

Fertilizers and manures
p. 0894 | Prasad, Rajendra

Research Communication
Contrasting pattern in chlorophyll a distribution within the Polar Front of the Indian sector of Southern Ocean during austral summer 2010
p. 0899 | Pavithran, S.; Anilkumar, N.; Krishnan, K. P.; Noronha, Sharon B.; George, Jenson V.; Nanajkar, M.; Chacko, Racheal; Dessai, D. R. G.; Achuthankutty, C. T.

Improving post-rainy season sorghum productivity in medium soils: does ideotype breeding hold a clue?
p. 0904 | Reddy, P. Sanjana; Patil, J. V.; Nirmal, S. V.; Gadakh, S. R.

Reproductive ecology of Terminalia pallida Brandis (Combretaceae), an endemic and medicinal tree species of India
p. 0909 | Raju, A. J. Solomon; Lakshmi, P. Vara; Ramana, K. Venkata

Sacred fig trees promote frugivore visitation and tree seedling abundance in South India
p. 0918 | Caughlin, Timothy T.; Ganesh, T.; Lowman, Margaret D.

Book Reviews
The Illustrated Book of South Indian Snakes. B. Vijayaraghavan and S. R. Ganesh
p. 0923 | Krishnan, K. S.

Annual Review of Genomics and Human Genetics, 2011. Aravinda Chak-ravarti and Eric Green (eds)
p. 0923 | Ranganath, Prajnya; Dalal, Ashwin

Annual Review of Nuclear and Particle Science, 2011. Barry R. Holstein, Wick C. Haxton and Abolhassan Jawahery (eds)
p. 0924 | Ananthanarayan, B.

Personal News
P. K. Iyengar (1931–2011)
p. 0927 | Dasannacharya, B. A.

Parag P. Sadhale (1960–2012)
p. 0929 | Nandi, Dipankar; Nath, Utpal; Nagaraja, V.

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SwarnaJayanti Fellowships 2011–12 - Department of Science and Technology
p. 0931

FORTIETH REFRESHER COURSE IN EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICS
p. 0933

Admission for Research Scholars Programme – 2012-CDFD
p. 0934

DST Postdoctoral Fellowships in Nano Science and Technology - Department of Science and Technology
p. 0935

Tea Research Association
p. 0936

Tea Research Association
p. 0937

CSIR-National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources
p. 0938

Invitation for Research Proposals to Avail IdMOC Cell Culture Plates (AP Sciences Inc., USA) as a Compliment - Mahatma Gandhi – Doerenkamp Center
p. 0939

Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology
p. 0940

Central Drug Research Institute
p. 0941

Research Proposals Call for 32nd Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica - National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research
p. 0941

Central Drug Research Institute
p. 0942

Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
p. 0942

Junior Research Fellow - CSIR-Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute
p. 0943

Vacancies for Position of Scientists - Kerala Forest Research Institute
p. 0944

Senior Research Fellow - National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources
p. 0944

The BD Accuri C6 personal flow cytometer
p. 0945

Science Writing Internships-Current Science
p. 0946

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