Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 116 - Issue 6: 25 Mar, 2019
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Editorial
Beneficial microbes for sustainable agricultural production
p. 0875 | Anandraj, M.

Correspondence
Podosphaera fuliginea (Schltdl.) U. Braun & S. Takam. causes powdery mildew on an important medicinal herb, Picrorhiza kurrooa Royle ex. Benth. in India
p. 0877 | Singh, Ankit; Nautiyal, M. C.; Gautam, A. K.

Are we going to face a quandary in finding efficient reviewers for scientific publications?
p. 0878 | Chattopadhyay, Nitin

News
Science Last Fortnight
p. 0879

Meeting Report
Combustion science
p. 0883 | Chakraborty, Debasis; Mukunda, H. S.

Biodiversity Congress
p. 0885 | Bhandari, Maneesh S.; Meena, Rajendra K.; Pandey, Shailesh; Varshney, Vinay K.; Kumar, A. Biju

Research News
A rare occurrence of 2n gametes functioning in interspecific crosses involving commercial cultivar of sugarcane (Co89029) and Saccharum spontaneum L.
p. 0887 | Suganya, A.; Arulmathi, R.; Govindaraj, P.; Selvi, A.

Opinion
137Cs technology for soil erosion and soil carbon redistribution
p. 0888 | Srivastava, Pankaj; Giri, Nishita; Mandal, Debashis

Commentary
Carbon storage potential of mangroves- are we missing the boat?
p. 0889 | Ragavan, P.; Sivakumar, K.; Jayaraj, R. S. C.; Mohan, P. M.; Rana, T. S.

Scientific Correspondence
Occurrence of gem variety green sphalerite and dyscrasite in rocks of the Aravalli Supergroup, India
p. 0892 | Mukhopadhyay, Shubhabrata; Anand, Abhishek; Rajput, S. K.

Invasion of living fossil bivalve, Dosinia japonica (Reeve, 1850) along the Indian coast
p. 0894 | Tenjing, S. Yambem; Kumar, Rupavath Rajendar; Narasimhaiah, N.; Behera, Durga Prasad

Review Articles
Commemorating 75 Years of microemulsion
p. 0898 | Rakshit, Animesh Kumar; Naskar, Bappaditya; Moulik, Satya Priya
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i6/898-912

General Articles
Role of technology in responding to disasters: insights from the great deluge in Kerala
p. 0913 | Ajay, Anamika
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i6/913-918

Spatio-temporal analysis of drought and aridity in Gomti basin
p. 0919 | Sarma, R.; Singh, D. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i6/919-925

Alternative equity financing instruments for entrepreneurial ventures: a bibliometric analysis of research in the last three decades
p. 0926 | Reverte, Carmelo; Badillo, Rosa
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i6/926-935

Research Articles
Green protocol for the synthesis of 1,8-dioxo-decahydroacridines by Hantzsch condensation using citric acid as organocatalyst
p. 0936 | Patil, Monika; Karhale, Shrikrishna; Kudale, Ananada; Kumbhar, Arjun; More, Sagar; Helavi, Vasant
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i6/936-942

Efficacy of ascorbic acid treatments in the production of green raisins
p. 0943 | Nath, Prerna; Kale, S. J.; Sharma, A. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i6/943-951

Effect of deoxycholate capped silver nanoparticles in seed dormancy breaking of Withania somnifera
p. 0952 | Thangavelu, Raja Muthamalingam; Munisamy, Bupesh; Krishnan, Kathiravan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i6/952-958

Limonene attenuates oxidative stress and extends longevity in Caenorhabditis elegans
p. 0959 | Shukla, Pooja; Pant, Aakanksha; Pandey, Rakesh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i6/959-965

Mineralogical transformations under fire in the montane grassland systems of the Southern Western Ghats, India
p. 0966 | Sandeep, S.; Ninu, J. M.; Sreejith, K. A.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i6/966-971

Dynamic soil-structure interaction effects on 3D integral railway bridge under high-speed moving loads
p. 0972 | Gharad, Anand M.; Sonparote, Ranjan S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i6/972-981

Benthic communities of mesophotic coral ecosystem of Puducherry, east coast of India
p. 0982 | Laxmilatha, P.; Jasmine, S.; Sreeram, Miriam Paul; Rengaiyan, Periasamy
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i6/982-987

Effects of elevated carbon dioxide and temperature on rice brown planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens (Stål) populations in India
p. 0988 | Vailla, Sunil; Muthusamy, Sampathkumar; Konijeti, Chiranjeevi; Shanker, Chitra; Vattikuti, Jhansi Lakshmi
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i6/988-996

Research Communication
Development and characterization of commercial biodegradable films using blown film extrusion technology
p. 0997 | Mangaraj, S.; Mohanty, S.; Swain, S.; Yadav, A.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i6/997-1002

Chipping bucket - a new and feasible approach for fragmentation of oil palm trunk
p. 1003 | Preethi, P.; Singh, T. V.; Prasad, M. V.; Ramajayam, D.; Ganesh, N. V.; Mathur, R. K.; Pandirwar, A. P.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i6/1003-1008

Crop stimulants as a factor determining the yield and quality of winter wheat grown in Notec Valley, Poland
p. 1009 | Knapowski, Tomasz; Barczak, Bozena; Kozera, Wojciech; Wszelaczynska, Elzbieta; Pobereżny, Jarosław
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i6/1009-1015

Challenges of hill farming due to crop-raiding by wild pigs in the Indian Himalayan region
p. 1015 | Pandey, Latika; Arunachalam, Ayyanadar; Joshi, Namita
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i6/1015-1019

Book Reviews
Institution Building: The Story of IISERs. Compiled and edited by N. Sathyamurthy and R. Bandyopadhyay
p. 1020 | Rajan, Mohan Sundara

Annual Review of Immunology, 2017. Dan R. Littman and Wayne M. Yokoyama (eds)
p. 1021 | Bose, Anjali; Sharma, Hritika; Pal, Rahul

Personal News
Raghunath Prasad Rastogi (1926–2018)
p. 1024 | Mishra, Lallan

Historical Notes
James Annesley of Madras Medical Service (1800-1838) on cholera in Madras Presidency in 1825
p. 1026 | Raman, Ramya; Raman, Anantanarayanan

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