Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 116 - Issue 4: 25 Feb, 2019
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0508 | Madhu, K.P.

Guest Editorial
Will our education system enable India to be a super-power any time soon?
p. 0509 | Saberwal, Gayatri

Correspondence
Autophotographs' noted in 1939
p. 0511 | Raman, Anantanarayanan

Quality of Ph D degree holders in India
p. 0512 | Abrol, D. P.

News
Science Last Fortnight
p. 0513

2019 King Faisal International Prize for Science and Medicine
p. 0517 | Khan, Sameen Ahmed

Digital seismic network: to map Himalayan orogen and seismic hazard
p. 0518 | Srinagesh, D.; Mandal, Prantik; Raghavan, R. Vijaya; Gupta, Sandeep; Suresh, G.; Srinivas, D.; Saha, Satish; Sekhar, M.; Sivaram, K.; Kumar, Sudesh; Raju, P. Solomon; Sarma, A. N. S.; Murthy, Y. V. V. S. B.; Borah, N. K.; Naresh, B.; Prasad, B. N. V.; Tiwari, V. M.

In Conversation
David Baker
p. 0520 | Priya, S.

Commentary
A tale of two eras (1973-2014): World energy scene 40 years after the energy crisis
p. 0521 | Desai, B. G.

Scientific Correspondence
Biodiversity conservation for agriculture, nutrition and health in an era of climate change
p. 0524 | Swaminathan, M. S.; Hariharan, G. N.; Kesavan, P. C.

Low-cost hydroponic fodder production technology for sustainable livestock farming during fodder scarcity
p. 0526 | Gunasekaran, S.; Bandeswaran, C.; Valli, C.

Enhancing the efficiency of detached leaf method for resistance breeding in apple by considering leaf emergence phenology
p. 0528 | Rather, Rameez Nazir; Wani, Aijaz A.; Shah, Mehraj-Ul-Din

General Articles
Scale, style and spread of global institutional research
p. 0530 | Prathap, Gangan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i4/530-535

Slope stability analysis with reference to rainfall infiltration in the Yongping Copper Mine, China
p. 0536 | Li, Yue; Wang, Shengnian; Wang, Huanling; Dai, Yongxin; Xu, Weiya
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i4/536-543

Research Account
Genetic gain for yield in rice breeding and rice production in India to meet with the demand from increased human population
p. 0544 | Muralidharan, K.; Prasad, G. S. V.; Rao, C. S.; Siddiq, E. A.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i4/544-560

Review Articles
Marine spatial planning for resource conservation, fisheries management and for ensuring fishermen security - global perspectives and Indian initiatives
p. 0561 | Dineshbabu, A. P.; Thomas, Sujitha; Rohit, Prathibha; Maheswarudu, G.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i4/561-567

Current rice farming, water resources and micro-irrigation
p. 0568 | Mandal, K. G.; Thakur, A. K.; Ambast, S. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i4/568-576

Research Articles
A dynamical model of growth of membership to an opinion
p. 0577 | Goswami, Prashant; Nishad, Shivnarayan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i4/577-591

Study on flow behaviour in the short-throat-jet type flotation machine
p. 0592 | Zhu, Hongzheng; Zhu, Jinbo; Valdivieso, Alejandro Lopez; Song, Shaoxian; Min, Fanfei
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i4/592-596

Introgression of semi-dwarf gene in Kalanamak rice using marker-assisted selection breeding
p. 0597 | Srivastava, Deepti; Shamim, Md.; Mishra, Anurag; Yadav, Prashant; Kumar, Deepak; Pandey, Pramila; Khan, Nawaz A.; Singh, Kapildeo N.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i4/597-603

Absorption of Orange-G dye by the dried powdered biomass of Chlorella vulgaris Beijerinck
p. 0604 | Kumar, Sunil; Ahluwalia, Amrik Singh; Charaya, Mayank Uday
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i4/604-611

Finite element-based simulation and analysis of dragline bucket in static and dynamic loading condition
p. 0612 | Azam, Shah Fateh; Rai, Piyush
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i4/612-619

Volume estimation of existing and potential glacier lakes, Sikkim Himalaya, India
p. 0620 | Remya, S. N.; Kulkarni, Anil V.; Pradeep, S.; Shrestha, D. G.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i4/620-627

Estimating elastic impedance from seismic inversion method: a study from Nova Scotia field, Canada
p. 0628 | Maurya, S. P.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i4/628-635

Predicting the invasion potential of indigenous restricted mango fruit borer, Citripestis eutraphera (Lepidoptera : Pyralidae) in India based on MaxEnt modelling
p. 0636 | Choudhary, Jaipal Singh; Fand, Babasaheb B.; Das, Bikash; Mali, Santosh S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i4/636-642

Research Communication
Pesticides use and its effect on soil bacteria and fungal populations microbial biomass carbon and enzymatic activity
p. 0643 | Arora, Sanjay; Arora, Sumitra; Sahni, Divya; Sehgal, M.; Srivastava, D. S.; Singh, A.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i4/643-649

Enhancing the anti-tyrosinase activity of a hypersaline Kitasatospora sp. SBSK430 by optimizing the medium components
p. 0649 | Fernandes, Michelle S.; Kerkar, Savita
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i4/649-653

Determination of the critical span for a large-caving above a mined-out area
p. 0654 | ., Haiying; Ren, Fengyu; Zhao, Yunfeng; Ren, Sitong
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i4/654-660

Estimation of regional groundwater discharge and baseflow contribution in northern stretch of Yamuna River system of Delhi
p. 0660 | Jain, Aryaman; Shekhar, Shashank
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i4/660-664

Modulation in activity profiles in insecticide-resistant population of tobacco caterpillar Spodoptera litura (Fabricius)
p. 0664 | Sreelakshmi, P.; Mathew, Thomas Biju; Umamaheswaran, K.; Josephrajkumar, A.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i4/664-669

Book Reviews
The Human Advantage: A New Understanding of How Our Brain Became Remarkable, Suzana Herculano-Houzel
p. 0670 | Ray, Supratim

Plants of Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary, Western Himalaya: A Field Guide. Ishwari Datt Rai, Gajendra Singh and Gopal Singh Rawat
p. 0671 | Sanjappa, M.; Venu, P.

A Jewel Unearthed: Bibha Chowdhuri. The Story of an Indian Woman Scientist. Rajinder Singh and S. C. Roy
p. 0672 | Virk, Hardev Singh

Publications received
Publications received - 2018
p. 0674

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Bioenergy Awards
p. 0677

NASI-Reliance Industries Platinum Jubilee Awards for the Year 2019 - The National Academy of Sciences, India
p. 0678

NASI-Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Awards for the Year 2019 - The National Academy of Sciences, India
p. 0679

Invites Proposals - Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council
p. 0680

Call for Applications - 11th Batch - Women Scientists Scheme-C
p. 0681

Announcement of Fourth PHSS Foundation Awards for Year 2018–19 - Prof. H.S. Srivastava Foundation for Science and Society
p. 0682

Sponsored Summer Training Programme – 2019 - Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun
p. 0682

DST Overseas Visiting Fellowship Admissions - Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
p. 0683

National Earth System Sciences Awards 2019 - Ministry of Earth Sciences
p. 0683

Senior Consultants - Biotechnology Programme Management
p. 0683

Swarna Jayanti Fellowships Scheme 2018–19 - Department of Science and Technology
p. 0684

Summer Research Programme – 2019 - Satyendra Nath Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences
p. 0684

Research Associate Position - Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
p. 0684

Director - Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University Aurangabad
p. 0685

Research Chairs - Karpagam Academy of Higher Education
p. 0685

Junior Research Fellow and Project Assistant - Department of Earth and Environmental Science
p. 0685

SASTRA-GN Ramachandran Award Winners 2019 - SASTRA
p. 0689

Free ACS Programs and Training for Students and Researchers
p. 0690

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