Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 102 - Issue 12: 25 Jun, 2012
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1616

Editorial
Impactitis and Predatory Open Access
p. 1617 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Sharing of best practices or plagiarism?
p. 1619 | Kumar, M. Jagadesh

Indian science: concerns on competitiveness
p. 1619 | Sharma, Om P.

Science teaching: from boring lecture to a performing art
p. 1620 | Agoramoorthy, Govindasamy

A unique way of using washcloth dyed with bixin by the Meiteis of Manipur
p. 1621 | Yumnam, J. Y.; Tripathi, O. P.

Popularization of Himalayan Berberis species as a source of nutraceuticals
p. 1622 | Andola, Harish Chandra; Gairola, Sanjay; Bhatt, Arvind

The mortality of banj oak (Quercus leucotrichophora A. Camus) trees in Mussoorie, Uttarakhand: is it an alarming call for rapid degradation?
p. 1622 | Singh, Gajendra; Rai, Ishwari Dutt; Rawat, G. S.

Double-humped camels of Ladakh: stranded between the stakeholders
p. 1624 | Angchok, Dorjey; Stobdan, Tsering; Srivastava, Ravi B.

* Occurrence of coal at Mainpat Plateau, Surguja District, Central India
* This paper has been withdrawn from Current Science because of non-concurrence among the authors
p. 1625 | Patel, Vivekanand; Trivedi, R. K.; Adil, S. H.; Patel, D. R.

In Conversation
Professors Hargittai
p. 1626 | Monto, Geethanjali

Scientific Correspondence
The taxonomy and report of flowering in Lemna L. (Lemnaceae) in India
p. 1629 | Halder, Suman; Venu, P.

Bt Cry toxin expression profile in selected Pakistani cotton genotypes
p. 1632 | Ali, Shaukat; Shah, Sabir Hussain; Ali, Ghulam Muhammad; Iqbal, Arshad; Asad, Muhammad Asad Ullah; Zafar, Yusuf

General Articles
Open Source Drug Discovery – redefining IPR through open source innovations
p. 1637 | Sugumaran, Geetha

Science and technology indicators: new issues and challenges
p. 1640 | Chaturvedi, Sachin; Srinivas, Krishna Ravi

Volatile organic compounds and their measurements in the troposphere
p. 1645 | Sahu, L. K.

Review Articles
Climate change and resilient dryland systems: experiences of ICRISAT in Asia and Africa
p. 1650 | Jat, Ram A.; Craufurd, Peter; Sahrawat, Kanwar L.; Wani, Suhas P.

Research Account
Modifying strawberry for better adaptability to adverse impact of climate change
p. 1660 | Husaini, Amjad M.; Abdin, Mallik Z.; Khan, Salim; Xu, Y. Wen; Aquil, Samina; Anis, Mohammed

Research Articles
The Mw 5.0 Kharsali, Garhwal Himalayan earthquake of 23 July 2007: source characterization and tectonic implications
p. 1674 | Kumar, Naresh; Paul, Ajay; Mahajan, A. K.; Yadav, D. K.; Bora, Chandan

Research Communication
Detection of ptaquiloside and quercetin in certain Indian ferns
p. 1683 | Pathania, S.; Singh, S.; Khatoon, S.; Rawat, A. K. S.; Punetha, N.; Jensen, D. J.; Lauren, D. R.; Somvanshi, R.; Kumar, P.

Common siRNAs for various target genes of the fruit borer, Helicoverpa armigera Hubner (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
p. 1692 | Asokan, R.; Nagesha, S. N.; Manamohan, M.; Krishnakumar, N. K.; Mahadevaswamy, H. M.; Prakash, M. N.; Chandra, G. Sharath; Rebijith, K. B.; Ellango, R.

Consequences of underestimating ancient deforestation in South India for global assessments of climatic change
p. 1699 | Bourgeon, Gérard; Nair, K. M.; Ramesh, B. R.; Seen, Danny Lo

The M 4.9 Delhi earthquake of 5 March 2012
p. 1704 | Bansal, Brijesh K.; Verma, Mithila

Impact of population density on the surface temperature and micro-climate of Delhi
p. 1708 | Mallick, Javed; Rahman, Atiqur

Book Reviews
A Naturalist and Other Beasts: Tales from a Life in the Field by George B. Schaller
p. 1714 | Vasava, Anirudhkumar

The Painted Stork: Ecology and Conservation by A. J. Urfi
p. 1715 | Kumar, Raman

Historical Notes
Malaria management in the 18th and 19th century India: role played by Madras Presidency
p. 1717 | Raman, Anantanarayanan

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p. 1721

CSIR is looking for Directors
p. 1722

Forty Second Refresher Course in Experimental Physics
p. 1723

Rigaku Corporation and its Global Subsidiaries
p. 1724

Faculty of Arts, Science and Commerce-Mody Institute of Technology and Science
p. 1725

Call for Proposal/Application (2012): Max Planck Society, Germany–DST, India Programme
p. 1726

DST Postdoctoral Fellowships in Nano Science and Technology-Department of Science and Technology
p. 1727

Laboratory Instructor Recruitment-IBAB
p. 1728

BD Biosciences
p. 1729

Nominations/Applications are Invited for the Post of Director, Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine (inStem), Bengaluru
p. 1730

Center with Potential for Excellence in Particular Area (CPEPA)-University of Mysore
p. 1731

Research Associate-Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
p. 1732

Scientist-B-Centre for Water Resources Development and Management
p. 1732

Junior Research Fellow—Manipal University
p. 1733

Research Fellows-Department of Materials Engineering
p. 1733

Junior Research Fellow-Noorul Islam University
p. 1734

Invites Nominations from Scientists/Researchers for Forthcoming IODP Expeditions
p. 1734

Research Associate/Junior Research Fellow/Technical Assistant-Department of Physics
p. 1735

Junior Research Fellow-University of Mysore
p. 1735

Call for Nominations-INSA Teachers Award – 2012
p. 1736

Junior Research Fellow-College of Engineering Pune
p. 1736

Karnatak University, Dharwad
p. 1737

Pictorial Guide to Frogs and Toads of the Western Ghats
p. 1737

Junior Research Fellow-Madurai Kamaraj University
p. 1737

Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology
p. 1738

Past Global Changes-National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research
p. 1739

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