Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 115 - Issue 07: 10 Oct, 2018
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1230

The quality of students in Ph D programmes
p. 1231 | Dalal, Sorab N.

Double-blind peer review system – an essential step for a fair evaluation of research
p. 1233 | Kanchan, Tanuj; Krishan, Kewal

Educating the underprivileged geniuses
p. 1233 | Linke, Reinhold P.

Opportunities for forest landscape restoration in Uttarakhand, India using ROAM
p. 1234 | Joshi, Bhaskar Ch.; Pande, G. P.; Negi, G. C. S.; Rawal, R. S.; Joshi, Rajesh; Sharma, Subrat; Rawat, D. S.; Bhattacharjee, Anushree

Female gynandromorphy – a rare biological event in DABA bi-voltine Antheraea mylitta D. ecorace
p. 1235 | Rathore, M. S.; Chandrashekhariah, M.; Singhal, B. K.; Sahay, A.

Science Last Fortnight
p. 1237

Speed breeding for Indian Agriculture: a rapid method for development of new crop varieties
p. 1241 | Shivakumar, M.; Nataraj, V.; Kumawat, Giriraj; Rajesh, V.; Chandra, Subhash; Gupta, Sanjay; Bhatia, V. S.

Meeting Report
Tree improvement and forest biotechnology
p. 1242 | Bhandari, Maneesh Singh; Meena, Rajendra Kumar; Ginwal, Harish Singh; Kumar, Ashok; Pandey, Shailesh

Plethora of genius types in paper titles
p. 1244 | Kantha, Sachi Sri

How popular is earth science?
p. 1245 | Sorkhabi, Rasoul

Scientific Correspondence
Recent microseismicity in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh
p. 1247 | Naresh, B.; Raju, P. Solomon; Suresh, G.; Sarma, A. N. S.; Ragavan, R. Vijaya; Saha, Satish; Srinagesh, D.

Parasitic nematode in dead stranded dugong on Mithapur coast, Okha, Gujarat, India
p. 1249 | Anand, Yashpal; Highland, Hyacinth; George, Linz Buoy; Kamboj, R. D.

Technical Note
Wavevoltaics: a new hybrid wave + photon energy device
p. 1251 | Kumar, Nallapaneni Manoj

General Articles
Necessity of ‘two time zones: IST-I (UTC + 5 : 30 h) and IST-II (UTC + 6 : 30 h)’ in India and its implementation
p. 1252 | Sharma, Lakhi; De, S.; Kandpal, P.; Olaniya, M. P.; Yadav, S.; Bhardwaj, T.; Thorat, P.; Panja, S.; Arora, P.; Sharma, N.; Agarwal, A.; Senguttuvan, T. D.; Ojha, V. N.; Aswal, D. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i7/1252-1261

Tactical water management in field crops: the key to resource conservation
p. 1262 | Praharaj, C. S.; Singh, Ummed; Singh, S. S.; Kumar, N.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i7/1262-1269

The necessity to develop a comprehensive feed library for livestock production in south Asia
p. 1270 | Ramana, D. B. V.; Selim, Abu Sadeque Md.; Tedeschi, Luis O.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i7/1260-1275

Review Articles
Oxidized lipoproteins as the diagnostic target for cardiovascular diseases
p. 1276 | Sreeja, S.; Manoharan, Anand; Venkataraman, Krishnan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i7/1276-1286

Research Articles
Preparation and characterization of PLGA-based biocompatible nanoparticles for sustained delivery of growth factor for wound healing applications
p. 1287 | Santhini, E.; Pramila, V. M.; Shalini, M.; Balaji, R. Vignesh; Chellamani, K. P.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i7/1287-1296

Lumen anatomy and localization of Wolbachia sp. in the thrips, Plicothrips apicalis (Bagnall)
p. 1297 | Ambika, Singh; Rajagopal, Raman
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i7/1297-1304

Expression of alpha-synuclein during eye development of Bufo arabicus
p. 1305 | Seleem, Amin A.; Lashein, Fakhr El-Din M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i7/1305-1311

Intratumoural and peritumoural lymphangiogenesis in canine mammary tumour linked to tumour spread and poor survival
p. 1312 | Singh, Parmeet Pal; Sood, Naresh Kumar; Gupta, Kuldip; Narang, Deepti
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i7/1312-1319

Photo-thermal effects on time to flowering in dolichos bean (Lablab purpureus (L). sweet) var. lignosus
p. 1320 | Keerthi, C. M.; Ramesh, S.; Byregowda, M.; Rao, A. Mohan; Reena, G. A. Mary
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i7/1320-1327

Eschewing poisons: an ingenious wisdom of foraging macrofungi by Karbi ethnic group in North East India
p. 1328 | Hansepi, Prila; Teron, Robindra
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i7/1328-1333

Redox structure of Vindhyan hydrosphere: clues from total organic carbon, transition metal (Mo, Cr) concentrations and stable isotope (δ13C) chemistry
p. 1334 | Singh, Arvind K.; Chakraborty, Partha Pratim; Sarkar, Subir
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i7/1334-1341

Climate resilient agriculture in Manipur: status and strategies for sustainable development
p. 1342 | Roy, S. S.; Ansari, M. A.; Sharma, S. K.; Sailo, B.; Devi, Ch. Basudha; Singh, I. M.; Das, Anup; Chakraborty, D.; Arunachalam, A.; Prakash, N.; Ngachan, S. V.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i7/1342-1350

Research Communications
Automatic crater classification framework based on shape parameters
p. 1351 | Purohit, Suchit; Gandhi, Savita; Chauhan, Prakash

Identification of weather events from INSAT-3D RGB scheme using RAPID tool
p. 1358 | Mitra, A. K.; Parihar, Shailesh; Bhatla, R.; Ramesh, K. J.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i7/1358-1366

Analysis of WorldView-2 band importance in tree species classification based on recursive feature elimination
p. 1366 | Liu, Huaipeng; An, Huijun; Zhang, Yongxin
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i7/1366-1374

Effect of humic acid application rates on physicochemical and fertility properties of sandy loam soil grown with mung bean under different irrigation water regimes
p. 1374 | Al-Shareef, Abdulmohsin R.; Ismail, Saleh M.; El-Nakhlawy, Fathy S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i7/1374-1379

Morphological, cytological, palynological and molecular characterization of certain Mangifera species
p. 1379 | Sankaran, M.; Dinesh, M. R.; Chaitra, N.; Ravishankar, K. V.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i7/1379-1386

The height of fractured zones caused by strip Wongawilli mining in a shallow buried coal seam underlying a hard roof
p. 1387 | Tan, Yi; Guo, Wenbing; Bai, Erhu; Yang, Daming
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i7/1387-1392

Milk proteins, health issues and its implications on National Livestock Breeding Policy of India
p. 1393 | Kumar, Ashish; Rao, Bakul; De, Arun Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i7/1393-1398

Book Reviews
Foundations of Geophysical Electromagnetic Theory and Methods. Second edition by Michael S. Zhdanov
p. 1399 | Bhattacharyya, Archana

Annual Review of Phytopathology, 2017, Jan E. Leach and Steven E. Lindow (eds)
p. 1400 | Sridhar, R.

Pharmaceutical Medicine and Translational Clinical Research, Divya Vohora and Gursharan Singh (eds)
p. 1403 | Kalyan, Krish

Personal News
Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza (1922–2018)
p. 1404 | Majumder, Partha P.

Prakash Sarvotham Shetty (1943–2018)
p. 1406 | Bhavani, R. V.; Kesavan, P. C.; Swaminathan, M. S.

Proposes to Appoint Talented Researchers in the Core Group Scientist Positions - Institute of Seismological Research
p. 1408

Call for Proposals 2018–2019 - Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
p. 1409

Science Academies’ Refresher Course on Class Room Chemistry – Concepts and the Curiosities
p. 1410

Science Academies’ Refresher Course in Experimental Physics
p. 1411

Science Academies’ Refresher Course in Experimental Physics
p. 1412

K-SAP BIO 50 Deep-Drive-Mentorshop Programme
p. 1413

Invites Proposals for supporting Development of Product, Processes and Technologies
p. 1414

Bengaluru India NANO
p. 1415

19th World Congress for Food Science and Technology
p. 1416

Senior Research Scientist - Centre for Science and Environment
p. 1417

Admission to Ph.D. Program - Indrashil University
p. 1417

INSA Medal for Young Scientists – 2019 - INDIAN NATIONAL SCIENCE ACADEMY
p. 1418

Director of Innovation, Incubation and Linkages - Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University
p. 1418

20th National Space Science Symposium - Indian Space Research Organisation
p. 1418

Two days Workshop on Bioresource Database in Research and Education - University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK Campus, Bengaluru
p. 1419

p. 1419

84th Annual Meeting - Indian Academy of Sciences
p. 1420

Faculty position in quantitative biology - Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology
p. 1423

16th Year of National Biodiversity Authority
p. 1424

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