Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 117 - Issue 04: 25 Aug, 2019
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0546

Editorial
Low-cost sensors for monitoring water resources
p. 0547 | Sharma, Shivam; Harsha, K. Sri; Tripathi, Shivam

Correspondence
Basic and applied research in selected G20 countries – a depiction using Stokes’ quadrants
p. 0549 | Prathap, Gangan

Detection of toxigenic cyanobacteria in freshwater bodies of North East India
p. 0549 | Rajkonwar, Jadab; Bora, Ajitabh; Dwivedi, Sanjai K.

News
Science Last Fortnight
p. 0552

Meeting Report
Nurturing the art of scientific writing
p. 0556 | Verma, Sudhir; Singh, Archana

Disaster Risk Reduction in Kullu district, Himachal Pradesh, India
p. 0557 | Kuniyal, Jagdish Chandra; Johnson, Richard; Edwards, Esther

Opinion
Dinosaurian geo-heritage site at Balasinor, Gujarat, India: recognition, sustainability and mass awareness
p. 0560 | Sharma, Subrata Das

Commentary
Antimicrobial resistance and phage therapy in the Indian context
p. 0562 | Ranjith, Gopika; Pujar, Aditi Ajith; Dubey, Ashim Kumar; Venkatesh, Preetham

Coconut oil – scientific facts
p. 0564 | Ramesh, S. V.; Krishnan, Veda; Praveen, Shelly; Hebbar, K. B.

Scientific Correspondence
Rice mealybug (Brevennia rehi): a potential threat to rice in a long-term rice-based conservation agriculture system in the middle Indo-Gangetic Plain
p. 0566 | Mishra, J. S.; Poonia, S. P.; Choudhary, J. S.; Kumar, Rakesh; Monobrullah, Md.; Verma, Mausam; Malik, R. K.; Bhatt, B. P.

General Articles
Water resources management in India – challenges and the way forward
p. 0569 | Jain, Sharad K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v117/i4/569-576

Recent progress on the water–energy–food nexus using bibliometric analysis
p. 0577 | Chen, Dan; Cao, Xinchun; Zhang, Di; Zhang, Peng; Luo, Zhaohui; Bi, Bo
doi: 10.18520/cs/v117/i4/577-586

Review Articles
Potassium in shrink–swell soils of India
p. 0587 | Gurav, Priya P.; Ray, S. K.; Choudhari, P. L.; Shirale, A. O.; Meena, B. P.; Biswas, A. K.; Patra, A. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v117/i4/587-596

Trends and insights of agroforestry practices in Madhya Pradesh, India
p. 0597 | Bijalwan, Arvind; Verma, Pooja; Dobriyal, Manmohan J. R.; Patil, A. K.; Thakur, Tarun Kumar; Sharma, C. M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v117/i4/597-605

Research Articles
Sentiment classification based on linguistic patterns in citation context
p. 0606 | Wang, Mingyang; Chen, Guangsheng; Leng, Dongtian; Ren, Jinjin; Zeng, Yiming
doi: 10.18520/cs/v117/i4/606-616

Isolation and characterization of NBS-encoding disease resistance gene analogs in watermelon against fusarium wilt
p. 0617 | Reddy, Anand C.; Lavanya, B.; Tejaswi, T.; Rao, E. Sreenivasa; Reddy, D. C. Lakshmana
doi: 10.18520/cs/v117/i4/617-626

Tissue-specific activation tagging in Arabidopsis thaliana for identification and isolation of genes of agronomic importance
p. 0627 | Singh, Kushwah Neetu
doi: 10.18520/cs/v117/i4/627-637

Computational modelling of human Sarcomeric Telethonin protein and predicting the functional effect of missense single nucleotide polymorphsim
p. 0638 | Anand, P. P.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v117/i4/638-648

Adsorption of arsenic using low cost adsorbents: guava leaf biomass, mango bark and bagasse
p. 0649 | Mohan, Devendra; ., Markandeya; Dey, S.; Dwivedi, S. B.; Shukla, S. P.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v117/i4/649-661

Estimating stream piracy in the lower Ganga Plain of a Quaternary geological site in West Bengal, India applying sedimentological bank facies, log and geospatial techniques
p. 0662 | Bera, B.; Bhattacharjee, S.; Roy, C.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v117/i4/662-671

Changes in behaviour following a ‘rank changeover by challenge’ in the Nicobar long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis umbrosus)
p. 0672 | Pal, Arijit; Kumara, Honnavalli N.; Velankar, Avadhoot D.; Mishra, Partha Sarathi; Singh, Mewa
doi: 10.18520/cs/v117/i4/672-682

Research Communication
Characteristics of aniline and nitrobenzene adsorption on single-walled, multi-walled and graphitized multi-walled carbon nanotubes
p. 0683 | Zhang, Yuankai; Wang, Hongchen; Zhang, Ying; Liu, Shuai; Xu, Xianglong; Wei, Qi; Zha, Yifei; Wang, Yuanyuan; Qi, Lu
doi: 10.18520/cs/v117/i4/683-689

Cognitive issues observed in the adoption of guidelines for earthquakeresistant masonry construction
p. 0690 | Sivan, P. P.; Praveen, A.; Gajendran, C.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v117/i4/690-692

Performance of sorghum genotypes under zero tillage conditions in rice fallows with reference to stem borer Chilo partellus
p. 0692 | Yogeswari, P.; Rani, C. Sandhya; Rao, G. Ramachandra
doi: 10.18520/cs/v117/i4/692-699

Burrow morphology of the ocypodid crab Ocypode ceratophthalma at Chandipur Coast, Eastern India and its implications
p. 0699 | Paul, Jyotirmoy; Sarkar, Deepjay; Mondal, Subhronil; Kayal, Rishikesh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v117/i4/699-705

Book Reviews
Health Inequities in India: A Synthesis of Recent Evidence. T. K. Sundari Ravin¬dran and Rakhal Gaitonde (eds)
p. 0706 | Bhojani, Upendra

Annual Review of Genetics, 2017. Nancy M. Bonini, Michael Lichten and Gerturd Schüpbach (eds)
p. 0707 | Chakraborty, Saikat

Urban Pest Control: A Practitioner’s Guide. Partho Dhang
p. 0708 | Suresh, Palaniappan

Personal News
Abhijit Mookerjee (1946–2019)
p. 0710 | Chowdhury, Debashish; Roy, Sindhunil Barman

Historical Notes
Satyendra Nath Bose and his contributions to chemistry
p. 0711 | Ghosh, Rajarshi

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