Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 104 - Issue 01: 10 Jan, 2013
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0006

Science in School and College: Teach Less, Learn More
p. 0007 | Balaram, P.

More conservation efforts are required for saving flamingoes
p. 0009 | Shukla, S. P.

Editors, be polite to your reviewers!
p. 0009 | Kozak, Marcin

Catch them young
p. 0010 | Rao, J. Prakasa

Loktak, the largest floating lake of the world, needs restoration
p. 0010 | Singh, Y. Tunginba; Mazumdar-Leighton, Sudeshna; Nair, Suresh

Biowaste utilization for improving health and productivity of acid soils in North East India
p. 0011 | Rajkhowa, D. J.; Manoj-Kumar

Occurrence of endangered orchid Cymbidium whiteae King and Pantl. in North Sikkim
p. 0012 | Kholia, B. S.

Sustainable water management in India with reference to flow irrigation projects
p. 0013 | Rath, Nilakantha

Meeting Report
Crop productivity, food security and environmental sustainability
p. 0015 | Soumya, K. V.

A critique of the epidemiological studies on health in allegedly endosulfan-affected areas in Kasaragod, Kerala
p. 0016 | Sreekumar, K. M.; Prathapan, K. D.

Solar energy for information technology: challenges and possibilities
p. 0021 | Rao, Shrisha; Agrawal, Pragati

Technical Note
Post-launch calibration of Ocean Colour Monitor 2 using Kavaratti CAL-VAL site observations
p. 0023 | Babu, K. N.; Shukla, A. K.; Sridhar, V. N.; Reyes, F. J. O.; Ajai; Damiri, B.

Scientific Correspondence
Occurrence of wax rodlets in the seed coat of Ginkgo biloba L.
p. 0029 | Majumder, Soma; D’rozario, Ashalata; Bera, Subir

Identification of regional-scale cuspate–lobate folds in Singhbhum region, India using satellite remote sensing
p. 0031 | Chatterjee, Alokesh; Bhattacharya, Sharmila

India’s first dinosaur, rediscovered
p. 0034 | Mohabey, Dhananjay M.; Sen, Subashis; Wilson, Jeffrey A.

Mass stranding of pilot whale Globicephala macrorhynchus Gray, 1846 in North Andaman coast
p. 0037 | Raghunathan, C.; Kumar, S. Senthil; Kannan, S. Dinesh; Mondal, Tamal; Sreeraj, C. R.; Raghuraman, R.; Venkataraman, K.

General Articles
The River Saraswati was a Himalayan-born river
p. 0042 | Valdiya, K. S.

India’s higher engineering education: opportunities and tough choices
p. 0055 | Subbarao, E. C.

Review Articles
Gross primary production, ecosystem respiration and net ecosystem exchange in Asian rice paddy: an eddy covariance-based approach
p. 0067 | Bhattacharyya, P.; Neogi, S.; Roy, K. S.; Rao, K. S.

Boron – a critical nutrient element for plant growth and productivity with reference to temperate fruits
p. 0076 | Ganie, Mumtaz A.; Akhter, Farida; Bhat, M. A.; Malik, A. R.; Junaid, Jan Mohd; Shah, M. Abas; Bhat, Tauseef A.; Bhat, Arif Hussain

Research Articles
Utility of scoring function customization in docking-based virtual screening approaches
p. 0086 | Balaji, Govardhan A.; Balaji, Vitukudi N.; Rao, Shashidhar N.

Research Communication
Simultaneous mesospheric gravity wave measurements in OH night airglow emission from Gadanki and Kolhapur – Indian low latitudes
p. 0098 | Ghodpage, R. N.; Taori, A.; Patil, P. T.; Gurubaran, S.

Past and General Circulation Modeldriven future trends of climate change in Central Indian Punjab: ensuing yield of rice–wheat cropping system
p. 0105 | Jalota, S. K.; Kaur, Harsimran; Ray, S. S.; Tripathy, R.; Vashisht, B. B.; Bal, S. K.

Germination of Hippophae rhamnoides L. seed after 10 years of storage at ambient condition in cold arid trans-Himalayan Ladakh region
p. 0110 | Korekar, Girish; Dwivedi, Sanjai K.; Singh, Harvinder; Srivastava, Ravi B.; Stobdan, Tsering

Mitochondrial DNA diversity and origin of Bos frontalis
p. 0115 | Baig, Mumtaz; Mitra, Bikas; Qu, Kaixing; Peng, Min-sheng; Ahmed, Irshad; Miao, Yong-Wang; Zan, Lin-sen; Zhang, Ya-Ping

Palynological indicators of mangrove habitat in the Kolleru Lake region during the Early to Middle Holocene
p. 0121 | Bhattacharyya, A.; Rao, K. Nageswara; Misra, S.; Nagakumar, K. Ch. V.; Demudu, G.; Malini, B. Hema

Book Reviews
The Fundamental Constants – A Mys-tery of Physics. Harald Fritzsch. Trans-lated by Gregory Stodolsky
p. 0126 | Balakrishnan, V.

Natural Resources: Technology, Economics and Policy. U. Aswathanarayana (ed.)
p. 0127 | Pandit, Chetan

Annual Review of Physiology, 2012. David Julins and David P. Claphaw (eds)
p. 0128 | Vaz, Mario

Personal News
S. S. Abhyankar (1930–2012)
p. 0131 | Singh, Balwant

E. V. Krishnamurthy (1934–2012)
p. 0132 | Shyamasundar, R. K.

p. 0133

Two Posts of Dean, THSTI
p. 0134

S. Ramaseshan Science Writing Fellowships/Internships
p. 0135

Indo-US Public Health Fellowships
p. 0136

Science Academies’ Refresher Course on Traditional and Modern Approaches in Animal Taxonomy
p. 0137

A Four-day International Workshop - Statistics in Action
p. 0138

Infosys Prize 2012
p. 0139

Junior Research Fellow and Senior Research Fellow - Father Muller College of Nursing
p. 0140

p. 0141

International Workshop on Molecular Markers and Genome Analysis in Plants - University of Kerala
p. 0142

Nominations Invited for Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prizes for Science and Technology – 2013
p. 0142

Accelerating Biology - C-DAC
p. 0143

IBAB announces new short courses
p. 0143

Junior Research Fellow and Research Assistant - Lady Doak College, Madurai
p. 0144

Undergraduate Summer Research Internship - Department of Chemical Engineering
p. 0144

Senior Research Fellow - Central Electrochemical Research Institute
p. 0145

Junior Research Fellow - Shivaji University
p. 0145

Junior Research Fellow - Gandhigram Rural Institute
p. 0145

Junior Research Fellow - Manipal University
p. 0145

Emeritus Scientists - Botanical Survey of India
p. 0146

RA and JRF in DAE-BRNS Projects - Bharathidasan University
p. 0146

Assistant-II Position - National Chemical Laboratory
p. 0146

Postdoctoral Position - National Chemical Laboratory
p. 0146

National Remote Sensing Centre
p. 0147

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