Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 116 - Issue 2: 25 Jan, 2019
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0154

Guest Editorial
Scientific progress - It takes a village
p. 0155 | Hannenhalli, Sridhar

Enhancing soil health of seri-farmers of North India through digital soil health card scheme
p. 0157 | Jadhav, Ashok; Saini, Pawan; Ravindra, A.; Singh, Sardar

Veterinarians as scientific contributors - and a plea to rename Salmonella as Smithella
p. 0157 | Pai, Sanjay A.

Increasing forest or forest cover in India
p. 0158 | Dhanapal, G.

Science Last Fortnight
p. 0160

Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru - Annual Meeting
p. 0164 | Rajagopal, Sushila; Nair, Savitha

Where science meets art
p. 0167 | Herlekar, Ipsita

In Conversation
Nina V. Fedoroff
p. 0168 | Priya, S.

Research News
Diminishing forest area in the Western Himalaya apprehensions for the loss of vital biodiversity
p. 0170 | Prasad, Sunil

Chenopodium species: from weeds to a healthy food grain 'quinoa'
p. 0171 | Prasad, Rajendra; Shivay, Yashbir Singh

Scientific Correspondence
Carbon stock assessment in changing land uses of Mon, Nagaland: an important learning for climate change mitigation from North East India
p. 0174 | Mishra, Gaurav; Giri, Krishna; Das, Juri

Islet transplantation : the Indian Perspective
p. 0175 | Sasikala, Mitinala; Rao, G. V.; Reddy, D. Nageshwara

Special Section: E. C. G. Sudarshan
p. 0177 | Godbole, Rohini M.; Mukunda, N.; Pakvasa, Sandeep; Tata, Xerxes

The life and work of E.C. George Sudarshan
p. 0179 | Mukunda, N.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i2/179-192

V-A was the key
p. 0193 | Weinberg, Steven

My memories of E.C.G (George) Sudarshan
p. 0199 | Lee Glashow, Sheldon
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i2/199-200

The quantum Zeno paradox, 42 years on
p. 0201 | Itano, Wayne M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i2/201-204

Sudarshan and modern quantum optics
p. 0205 | Agarwal, G. S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i2/205-206

A tribute to George Sudarshan
p. 0207 | Bose, S. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i2/207-210

E.C.G. Sudarshan at Texas
p. 0211 | Gleeson, Austin
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i2/211-215

A stroboscopic view of Professor E.C.G. Sudarshan
p. 0216 | Sreenivasan, K. R.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i2/216-226

Deep insights hidden in beautiful metaphors - remembering E.C.G Sudarshan
p. 0227 | Shaji, Anil
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i2/227-228

A penny for your thoughts
p. 0229 | Yajnik, U. A.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i2/229-231

General Articles
Shanghai Ranking's global ranking of academic subjects 2018
p. 0232 | Prathap, Gangan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i2/232-238

Review Articles
Marching towards self-sufficiency in chickpea
p. 0239 | Dixit, G. P.; Srivastava, A. K.; Singh, N. P.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i2/239-242

Research Articles
Development and validation of a HPLC method for estimation of loratadine and its application to a pharmacokinetic study
p. 0243 | Swarnalatha, Nagadani; Maravajhala, Vidyavathi
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i2/243-248

Holistic approach for biogas technology implementation to improve sustainability
p. 0249 | Kshirsagar, Vidyarani S.; Pawar, Prashant M.; Mehetre, Sayaji T.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i2/249-255

Transcriptome analysis identifies the key genes responsible for high anthocyanin content in the fruits of Lycium ruthenicum Murray
p. 0256 | Zhu, Xuebin; Li, Jianmin; Zong, Yuan; Sun, Xuemei; Li, Shiming; Cao, Dong; Zhang, Bo; Chen, Wenjie; Liu, Baolong
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i2/256-263

Future climate analogues of current wheat production zones in India
p. 0264 | Agarwal, Nimisha; Sinha, Anindya
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i2/264-271

Yield production in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) using spectral reflectance indices
p. 0272 | Chandel, N. S.; Tiwari, P. S.; Singh, K. P.; Jat, D.; Gaikwad, B. B.; Tripathi, H.; Golhani, K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i2/272-278

Research Communication
Genetic variability for osmotic adjustment in pollen grains and its association with field tolerance to moisture stress in maize inbred lines
p. 0279 | Ashwini, S.; Chandrakala, N.; Ravikumar, R. L.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i2/279-285

Synthesis and characterization of nano-selenium and its antibacterial response on some important human pathogens
p. 0285 | Ananth, Angamuthu; Keerthika, Venkidusamy; Rajan, Muthuswami Ruby
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i2/285-290

Mapping spring canola and spring wheat using Radarast- 2 and Landsat-8 images with Google Earth Engine
p. 0291 | Tian, Haifeng; Meng, Meng; Wu, Mingquan; Niu, Zheng
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i2/291-298

Magnetotelluric study to characterize sediment thickness across Kachchh and Cambay rift basins, western India
p. 0299 | Danda, Nagarjuna; Rao, C. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i2/299-304

Retreating rate of Chaturangi glacier Garhwal Himalaya India derived from kinematic GPS survey and satellite data
p. 0304 | Bisht, Harish; Rani, Meenu; Kumar, Kireet; Sah, Saurabh; Arya, Prakash Chandra
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i2/304-311

Analysis of iron ore, iron slag, and soils of termite nest from Wui village, Nagaland, India
p. 0311 | Tzudir, Tiatemjen; Jamir, Tiatoshi; Sharma, Sukanya
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i2/311-319

A comparison of blood biochemical parameters as a tool to measure welfare in free-ranging red deer (Cervaus elaphus elaphus) after chemical and physical restraint
p. 0319 | Mariti, Chiara; Iacobelli, Francesca; Ricci, Eva; Fusi, Marco; Mengoli, Manuel; Cozzi, Alessandro; Gazzano, Angelo
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i2/319-325

Book Reviews
Knowledge for Sale. The Neoliberal Takeover of Higher Education, Lawrence Busch
p. 0326 | Sharma, Sudhirendar

Comprehensive Remote Sensing, Volume 1: Missions and Sensors. Editor in Chief: Shunlin Liang; Volume Editors: Xiaoxiong Xiong and James J. Butler
p. 0327 | Navalgund, Ranganath

Annual Review of Physiology, 2018. David Julius and Mark T. Nelson (eds)
p. 0328 | Vaz, Mario

Academy News
Indian Academy of Sciences elects new Fellows and Honorary Fellow – 2019
p. 0331

Bhatnagar Fellowship - Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
p. 0333

Research Opportunities for Young Scientists Senior Research Associateship (Scientists’ Pool Scheme)
p. 0334

Admission to Ph.D. Programme in Science Education – 2019 - Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education
p. 0334

Call for nominations for National Research Awards in Nano Science and Technology – 2019
p. 0335

Junior Research Fellow - Bundelkhand University
p. 0335

Call for Papers - International Conference on Air Pollution and Monitoring
p. 0336

Nomination for 2018 AVRA Young Scientist Award
p. 0336

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