Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 112 - Issue 10: 25 May, 2017
In this Issue
In this Issue
p. 1978

Guest Editorial
The case for a broad undergraduate science degree
p. 1979 | Nityananda, Rajaram

Correspondence
Unsatisfactory scientific practice among the students of plant sciences
p. 1981 | Barbhuiya, H. A.

News
Science Last Fortnight
p. 1982

Meeting Report
Women in STEM disciplines
p. 1986 | Kurup, Anitha; Mathew, Leya; Singh, Tanya

Commentary
An area-wide approach to pink bollworm management on Bt cotton in India – a dire necessity with community participation
p. 1988 | Mohan Komarlingam, S.

Plant communication: an unresolved mystery
p. 1990 | Hemachandran, Hridya; Doss, C. George Priya; Siva, Ramamoorthy

Scientific Correspondence
Non-Bt seeds provided by seed companies in India – are they suitable as refuge for Bt-cotton?
p. 1992 | Kranthi, S.; Satija, U.; Pusadkar, P.; Kumar, Rishi; Shastri, C. S.; Ansari, S.; Santosh, H. B.; Monga, D.; Kranthi, K. R.

Incidence of apomixis in sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides L.), a dioecious taxon of immense economic importance
p. 1994 | Ali, Amjad; Kaul, Veenu

General Articles
An innovative approach for delivering academic writing courses
p. 1997 | Aluas, Mihaela; Moraru, Camelia; Rheindorf, Markus; Huemer, Birgit; Filip, Claudiu; Kelemen, Andrei; Lung, Rodica Loana
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i10/1997-2007

Advances made in understanding the effects of arsenic exposure on humans
p. 2008 | Sarma, Subhajit Das; Hussain, Afaq; Sarma, Jayasri Das
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i10/2008-2015

Implantation of Heterorhabditis indica-infected Galleria cadavers in the soil for biocontrol of white grub infestation in sugarcane fields of western Uttar Pradesh, India
p. 2016 | Mohan, Sharad; Upadhyay, Akanksha; Srivastava, Arohi; Sreedevi, K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i10/2016-2020

Review Articles
Microfluidics: a boon for biological research
p. 2021 | Mahesh, Karthik; Vaidya, Sravanti
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i10/2021-2028

Research Articles
Phylogeny and genetic variation within population of Tachypleus gigas (Müller, 1785)
p. 2029 | Periasamy, Rengaiyan; Ingole, Baban; Meena, Ram Murthi
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i10/2029-2033

Interactive effects of EDTA and oxalic acid on chromium uptake, translocation and photosynthetic attributes in Indian mustard (Brassica juncea L. var. Varuna)
p. 2034 | Singh, Durga; Agnihotri, Ashish; Seth, Chandra Shekhar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i10/2034-2042

Remote sensing-derived spectral vegetation indices and forest carbon: testing the validity of models in mountainous terrain covered with high biodiversity
p. 2043 | Kumar, Pradeep; Ghose, M. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i10/2043-2050

Lemon cv. Assam lemon (Citrus limon Burm.) quality and soil-leaf nutrient availability affected by different pruning intensities and nutrient management
p. 2051 | Ghosh, Arkendu; Dey, K.; Bhowmick, N.; Ghosh, S. K.; Bandyopadhyay, S.; Medda, P. S.; Ghosh, A.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i10/2051-2065

Assessment of climate change impact on rice using controlled environment chamber in Tamil Nadu, India
p. 2066 | Geethalakshmi, V.; Bhuvaneswari, K.; Lakshmanan, A.; Sekhar, Nagothu Udaya
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i10/2066-2072

Population differentiation of wheat leaf rust fungus Puccinia triticina in South Asia
p. 2073 | Prasad, Pramod; Bhardwaj, S. C.; Gangwar, O. P.; Kumar, Subodh; Khan, Hanif; Kumar, Shravan; Rawal, H. C.; Sharma, T. R.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i10/2073-2084

Research Communication
Vision screening results in a cohort of Bhopal gas disaster survivors
p. 2085 | Satgunam, Prem Nandhini; Chindelevitch, Leonid
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i10/2085-2088

Composition and morphology study of acid-digested pond ash
p. 2089 | Kumar, Ritesh; Sharma, Sadanand; Singh, Khem
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i10/2089-2095

Assessment of hailstorm damage in wheat crop using remote sensing
p. 2095 | Singh, S. K.; Saxena, Rajat; Porwal, Akhilesh; Ray, S. S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i10/2095-2100

Vulnerability of Indian Central Himalayan forests to fire in a warming climate and a participatory preparedness approach based on modern tools
p. 2100 | Sharma, Subrat; Pant, Harish
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i10/2100-2105

Parthenium hysterophorus: low cost substrate for the production of polyhydroxyalkanoates
p. 2106 | Sabapathy, Poorna Chandrika; Devaraj, Sabarinathan; Kathirvel, Preethi
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i10/2106-2111

Histological localization of fungal endophytes in healthy tissues of Adhatoda vasica Nees
p. 2112 | Mishra, Yash; Batra, Amla; Sharma, Madan Mohan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i10/2112-2115

Seasonal variation in nearshore wave characteristics off Cuddalore, Southeast coast of Tamil Nadu, India
p. 2115 | Jena, Basanta Kumar; Patra, Sisir K.; Joseph, K. Jossia; Sivakholundu, K. M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i10/2115-2121

Mineralogy of the Manipur Ophiolite Belt, North East India: implications for mid-oceanic ridge and supra-subduction zone origin
p. 2122 | Ovung, Thungyani N.; Ray, Jyotisankar; Teng, Xueming; Ghosh, Biswajit; Paul, Madhuparna; Ganguly, Proloy; Sengupta, Saradee; Das, Supriyo
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i10/2122-2129

Interactions of lion-tailed macaque (Macaca silenus) with non-primates in the Western Ghats, India
p. 2129 | Erinjery, Joseph J.; Kumara, Honnavalli N.; Mohan, K.; Singh, Mewa
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i10/2129-2134

Interactive systems regarding global software development and offshoring
p. 2134 | Talib, Ramzan; Saeed, Muhammad Yahya; Awais, Muhammad; Hanif, Kashif
doi: 10.18520/cs/v112/i10/2134-2138

Book Reviews
A Life in Science by C. N. R. Rao
p. 2139 | Sharma, Dinesh C.

Annual Review of Biomedical Engineering, 2016, Martin L. Yarmush, James S. Duncan and Martha L. Gray (eds)
p. 2140 | Jhunjhunwala, Siddharth

Annual Review of Public Health, 2016, Jonathan E. Fielding, Ross C. Brownson and Lawrence W. Green (eds)
p. 2142 | Vaz, Mario

Personal News
George Andrew Olah (1927–2017)
p. 2144 | Prakash, G. K. Surya; Mathew, Thomas

M. Santappa (1923–2017)
p. 2146 | Ramasami, T.

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