Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 112 - Issue 01: 10 Jan, 2017
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0006

Guest Editorial
For a science-based transformation of water policy
p. 0007 | Shah, Mihir

Correspondence
Geographical distribution of Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Awardees
p. 0009 | Prathap, Gangan

Need for reliability assessment of parent product before redesigning a new product
p. 0010 | Aikhuele, Daniel O.; Turan, Faiz M.

Is the herbicide glyphosate really safe?
p. 0011 | Paul, Vijay; Pandey, Rakesh

News
Delhi Declaration on agrobiodiversity management
p. 0014

Meeting Report
Scientific advancements in independent India
p. 0015 | Ahlawat, Sarita; Rangarajan, Mahesh; Shashidhara, L. S.; Mathew, John

Electron microscopy
p. 0017 | Mukhopadhyay, N. K.

Birds of different feathers flock together
p. 0020 | Madhu, K. P.

Opinion
Groundwater management and achieving equity by direct transfer of electricity subsidy: a workable option
p. 0022 | Kumar, Suresh; Raizada, A.; Biswas, H.; Morade, A. S.; Reddy, K. K.; Murlidhar, W.; Rao, K. S.

Commentary
India lays the cornerstone of biodiversity access and benefit sharing system
p. 0024 | Prajeesh, Parameswaran

Scientific Correspondence
Dark clouds of disaster over Uttarakhand and the silver lining
p. 0029 | Bhandari, R. K.

Unique pollen reception in Tephrosia purpurea (Linn.) Pers., a tropical weed of family Papilionaceae
p. 0030 | Kumari, Veena; Sharma, Namrata

Aeromonas caviae CSB04, a causal organism of bacterial flacherie in muga silkworm (Antheraea assamensis Helfer)
p. 0032 | Sandilya, Sosanka Protim; Dutta, Palash; Bhuyan, Pinky Moni; Debnath, Rajal; Changmai, Anupam; Neog, Kartik; Gogoi, Dip Kumar

General Articles
Oxidative potential of ambient aerosols: an Indian perspective
p. 0035 | Rastogi, Neeraj; Patel, Anil
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i01/35-39

Impacts of traditional shore seine operation along the Tuticorin coast, Gulf of Mannar, southeast India
p. 0040 | Raj, K. Diraviya; Monolisha, S.; Edward, J. K. Patterson
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i01/40-45

Review Articles
Application of DInSAR in mine surface subsidence monitoring and prediction
p. 0046 | Ishwar, S. G.; Kumar, Dheeraj
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i01/46-51

Conservation agriculture – a panacea to improve soil physical health
p. 0052 | Indoria, A. K.; Sharma, K. L.; Reddy, K. Sammi; Rao, Ch. Srinivasa
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i01/52-61

Evaluation of offshore wind power potential in the western coast of India: a preliminary study
p. 0062 | Nagababu, Garlapati; Kachhwaha, Surendra Singh; Savsani, Vimal; Banerjee, Ranajit
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i01/62-67

Research Articles
Performance of the operational and experimental long-range forecasts for the 2015 southwest monsoon rainfall
p. 0068 | Rao, A. Suryachandra; Senroy, Soma; Pradhan, Maheswar; Pillai, Prasanth A.; Rajeevan, M.; Pai, D. S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i01/68-75

FAO-CROPWAT model-based estimation of crop water need and appraisal of water resources for sustainable water resource management: Pilot study for Kollam district – humid tropical region of Kerala, Ind
p. 0076 | Surendran, U.; Sushanth, C. M.; Mammen, George; Joseph, E. J.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i01/76-86

Distribution and source identification of heavy metal concentration in Chilika Lake, Odisha India: an assessment over salinity gradient
p. 0087 | Banerjee, Satabdi; Pramanik, Arnab; Sengupta, Sanghamitra; Chattopadhyay, Dhrubajyoti; Bhattacharyya, Maitree
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i01/87-94

Micro-irrigation in rainfed pigeonpea – Upscaling productivity under Eastern Gangetic Plains with suitable land configuration, population management and supplementary fertigation at critical stages
p. 0095 | Praharaj, C. S.; Singh, Ummed; Singh, S. S.; Kumar, N.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i01/95-107

Impact of projected climate change on rice (Oryza sativa L.) yield using CERES-rice model in different agroclimatic zones of India
p. 0108 | Bhan, S. C.; Baxla, A. K.; Singh, Sompal; Rathore, L. S.; Gupta, Akhilesh; Singh, K. K.; Singh, P. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i01/108-115

Temporal composition and distribution of benthic macroinvertebrates in wetlands
p. 0116 | Brraich, Onkar Singh; Kaur, Rajwinder
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i01/116-125

Research Communication
Dynamic genetic algorithm-based feature selection and incomplete value imputation for microarray classification
p. 0126 | Priya, R. Devi; Sivaraj, R.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i01/126-131

Exposure to particulate matter in different regions along a road network, Jharia coalfield, Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India
p. 0131 | Yadav, Shiv Kumar; Jain, Manish Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i01/131-139

Nature of suspended particles in hydrothermal plume at 340N Carlsberg Ridge: a comparison with deep oceanic suspended matter
p. 0139 | Ray, Durbar; Babu, E. V. S. S. K.; Prakash, L. Surya
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i01/139-146

Apple CALCINEURIN B-LIKE PROTEIN10 genes have evolved to be novel targets of miR167s through sequence variation
p. 0147 | Kumar, Ashutosh; Sarkar, Ananda K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i01/147-150

Dissecting parameters associated with sheath rot (Sarocladium oryzae [(Sawada) W. Gams & D. Hawksw]) disease in rice (Oryza sativa L.)
p. 0151 | Mahadevaiah, C.; Kumar, M. K. Prasanna; Hittalmani, Shailaja
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i01/151-155

Manganilmenite in the magnetite ore body from Pokphur area of Nagaland, North East India and the possibility of microdiamonds in the ophiolites of Indo-Myanmar ranges
p. 0155 | Nayak, Bibhuranjan; Meyer, Franz Michael
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i01/155-160

Haemocyte morphology and differential haemocyte counts of giant ladybird beetle, Anisolemnia dilatata (F.) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae): a unique predator of bamboo woolly aphids
p. 0160 | Majumder, J.; Ghosh, D.; Agarwala, B. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i01/160-164

Comparative blood cell morphometry and differential leukocyte count of two breeds of turkey, Meleagris gallopavo (Linnaeus, 1758)
p. 0164 | Bhattacherjee, A.; Mohanty, P. K.; Mallik, B. K.; Nanda, S.; Munda, J.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i01/164-168

Book Reviews
Memorial Volume for Y. Nambu, Lars Brink, Lay Nam Chang, Moo-Young Han and Kok Khoo Phua (eds)
p. 0169 | Mukunda, N.

Annual Review of Medicine, 2016, C. Thomas Caskey, Mary E. Klotman and Peter Scardino (eds)
p. 0170 | Kartha, C. C.

Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology, 2015, Randy Schekman, Larry Goldstein and Ruth Lehmann (eds)
p. 0172 | Nagaraj, R.

Personal News
Bharat Bhushan Chattoo (1949–2016)
p. 0176 | Gowda, Malali; Barman, Subhankar Roy

Acknowledgements
Acknowledgements
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Junior Research Fellow and Project Assistant - Symbiosis Institute of Geoinformatics
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Workshop on Microbial Identification, Preservation and Genome Analysis - National Centre for Cell Science
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Training Programme on ‘Physiological and Molecular Aspects of Improving Crop Adaptation to Drought’ - University of Agricultural Sciences
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Nominations are Invited for Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology 2017
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Junior Research Fellow - National Atmospheric Research Laboratory
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National Prize for Research on Interfaces between Chemistry and Biology - Jawaharlal Nehru Center for Advanced Scientific Research
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