Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 109 - Issue 10: 25 Nov, 2015
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1758

Guest Editorial
Innovation – which way?
p. 1759 | Padmanaban, G.

Correspondence
Intellectual dishonesty: can it be tackled?
p. 1761 | Agoramoorthy, Govindasamy

Why no SSB prize after 45 years of age?
p. 1762 | Ray, Suvendra Kumar

India’s global impact is taking its due course
p. 1762 | Sharma, Abhay

Buckwheat: the natural enhancer in rhizosphere phosphorus
p. 1763 | Das, Shaon Kumar; Avasthe, R. K.; Singh, Matber

A need to revive research on sea cucumbers in India
p. 1763 | Daniel, R. S.

News
Indian Solar Radiation Atlas is launched
p. 1765 | Das, Anup Kumar

Meeting Report
New, safer molecules and biocontrol technologies for integrated pest management in crops
p. 1766 | Verghese, Abraham; Subaharan, Kesavan; Sreerama Kumar, P.

Inspiring young minds to think out of the box
p. 1767 | Pugalendhi, P.; Sankaranarayanan, C.; Selvaraj, P.; Subramanian, P.; Nagini, S.

Opinion
India’s climate pledge and the global goal of limiting warming below 2°C
p. 1769 | Chaturvedi, Rajiv Kumar

Watershed-scale runoff–erosion–carbon flux dynamics: current scope and future direction of research
p. 1773 | Patra, S.; Mandal, D.; Mishra, P. K.; Ojasvi, P. R.; Mishra, P. K.; Patra, J. P.; Kumar, G.; Kaushal, R.; Alam, N. M.

Scientific Correspondence
Unprecedented intermolecular transamidation reaction of piplartine
p. 1775 | Mangala Gowri, P.; Radhakrishnan, S. V. S.; Rama Subba Rao, V.; Madnu, A.; Hymavathi, A.; Madhusudana Rao, J.

Determinants of ‘water fleas’ (Crustacea: Branchiopoda: Cladocera) diversity across seasonal and environmental gradients of a polluted river
p. 1777 | Padhye, Sameer M.; Dahanukar, Neelesh

Consequences of western disturbance-triggered cooling on the flowering of tree species in the Himalayan Terai region
p. 1781 | Bajpai, Omesh; Pandey, Jitendra; Chaudhary, Lal Babu

General Articles
Accounting for gender research performance differences in ranking universities
p. 1783 | Abramo, Giovanni; D’Angelo, Ciriaco Andrea
doi: 10.18520/v109/i10/1783-1789

Review Articles
Phytomedicinal importance of Saraca asoca (Ashoka): an exciting past, an emerging present and a promising future
p. 1790 | Singh, Satpal; Anantha Krishna, T. H.; Kamalraj, Subban; Kuriakose, Gini C.; Mathew Valayil, Jinu; Jayabaskaran, Chelliah
doi: 10.18520/v109/i10/1790-1801

Research Articles
Real-time performance of a multi-model ensemble-based extended range forecast system in predicting the 2014 monsoon season based on NCEP-CFSv2
p. 1802 | Sahai, A. K.; Chattopadhyay, R.; Joseph, S.; Mandal, R.; Dey, A.; Abhilash, S.; Krishna, R. P. M.; Borah, N.
doi: 10.18520/v109/i10/1802-1813

Overburden-induced flattening structure in the Himalaya: mechanism and implication
p. 1814 | Banerjee, Sayandeep; Matin, Abdul; Mukul, Malay
doi: 10.18520/v109/i10/1814-1821

Strong motion data analysis of the 4 April 2011 Western Nepal earthquake (M 5.7) and its implications to the seismic hazard in the Central Himalaya
p. 1822 | Kumar, Naresh; Khandelwal, D. D.
doi: 10.18520/v109/i10/1822-1830

Research Communication
Assessing the impact of watershed development on energy efficiency in groundnut production using DEA approach in the semi-arid tropics of southern India
p. 1831 | Kumar, Suresh; Raizada, A.; Biswas, H.; Mishra, P. K.
doi: 10.18520/v109/i10/1831-1837

Steady-state and time-resolved bioluminescence of the firefly Asymmetricata circumdata (Motschulsky)
p. 1838 | Goswami, Angana; Sharma, Upamanyu; Rabha, Mana Mohan; Rajbongshi, Subhash Chandra; Barua, Anurup Gohain
doi: 10.18520/v109/i10/1838-1842

Monitoring of moraine-dammed lakes: a remote sensing-based study in the Western Himalaya
p. 1843 | Rathore, B. P.; Singh, S. K.; Brahmbhatt, Rupal; Bahuguna, I. M.; Rajawat, A. S.; Ajai
doi: 10.18520/v109/i10/1843-1849

Spatio-temporal characterization of agriculture residue burning in Punjab and Haryana, India, using MODIS and Suomi NPP VIIRS data
p. 1850 | Thumaty, Kiran Chand; Rodda, Suraj Reddy; Singhal, Jayant; Gopalakrishnan, Rajashekar; Jha, Chandra Shekhar; Parsi, Gururao Diwakar; Dadhwal, Vinay Kumar
doi: 10.18520/v109/i10/1850-1855

Assessment of human exposure to dissolved radon in groundwater around the uranium industry of Jaduguda, Jharkhand, India
p. 1855 | Sethy, N. K.; Jha, V. N.; Ravi, P. M.; Tripathi, R. M.
doi: 10.18520/v109/i10/1855-1860

Development of hydrophobic platinum-doped carbon aerogel catalyst for hydrogen–deuterium exchange process at high pressure
p. 1860 | Singh, Rashmi; Singh, M. K.; Kohli, D. K.; Singh, Ashish; Bhartiya, Sushmita; Agarwal, A. K.; Gupta, P. K.
doi: 10.18520/v109/i10/1860-1864

Gravitational attraction of a vertical pyramid model of flat top and bottom with depth-wise linear density variation
p. 1864 | Gokula, Anand P.; Sastry, Rambhatla G.
doi: 10.18520/v109/i10/1864-1868

Pozzolanic characteristics of Young Toba Tuff
p. 1869 | Siva, V. H. R.; Achyuthan, Hema; Santhanam, Manu
doi: 10.18520/v109/i10/1869-1874

Book Reviews
India: Science and Technology, Vol. 3. Sanjib Pohit, Kavita Mehta and Parthasarathi Banerjee (Editorial Coordination)
p. 1875 | Lakhotia, S. C.

Horticulture for Nutrition Security. K. V. Peter (ed.)
p. 1876 | Kesavan, P. C.

Seismic Activity: Indian Scenario. Buddha Ramalingeswara Rao
p. 1878 | Reddy, P. R.

Personal News
Vinod Prakash Sharma (1938–2015)
p. 1880 | Chauhan, Virander S.

Historical Notes
Vedic rituals and the Aryan invasion theory
p. 1882 | Prasanna, T. R. S.

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