Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 119 - Issue 03: 10 Aug, 2020
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0418

Guest Editorial
Science close to checkmating COVID-19
p. 0419 | Mainkar, Prathama S; Ambica, V.; Chandrasekhar, S.

Knowledge drain versus brain drain
p. 0421 | Chhikara, B. S.

Indicators of changing ecosystems: aquatic bird mass mortality in Sambhar Salt Lake, Rajasthan, India
p. 0421 | Bohra, Dau Lal

‘Accelerate Vigyan’ – Aggregating skill development in S&T
p. 0423 | Mehajan, Rajeev Kumar; Verma, Sandeep

Meeting Report
Prospective applications of artificial intelligence/machine learning techniques in earth sciences
p. 0424 | Kumar, Bipin; Najundiah, Ravi S.; Bhowmik, Moumita

Current Science Reports
p. 0426

It’s anyon’s game: the race to quantum computation
p. 0430 | Jain, Jainendra K.

Scientific Correspondence
Mangifera camptosperma Pierre, a wild relative of mango exhibits ovipositional antixenosis to Oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel)
p. 0433 | Jayanthi, P. D. Kamala; Dinesh, M. R.; Sankaran, M.; Kumar, P. Saravan; Kempraj, Vivek; Ravindra, M. A.; Rao, D. V. Sudhakar

A technique to collect male stingless bees
p. 0435 | Viraktamath, Shashidhar; Tanuja, N.; Nirmala, P.

General Articles
A bibliometric analysis of research on rice and irrigation from the ‘Agronomy’ category based on the Web of Science
p. 0438 | Sun, Jie; Yuan, Bao-Zhong
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i3/438-446

The historical roots of carotid artery stenting literature: an analysis of cited references
p. 0447 | Yeung, Andy Wai Kan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i3/447-450

Review Articles
Gut microbiota: metabolic programmers as a lead for deciphering Ayurvedic pharmacokinetics
p. 0451 | Ranade, Anagha; Gayakwad, Shivani; Chougule, Shridhar; Shirolkar, Amey; Gaidhani, Sudesh; Pawar, Sharad D.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i3/451-461

Redox gateway associated with adventitious root formation under stress and hormonal signalling in plants
p. 0462 | Kora, Durga; Bhattacharjee, Soumen
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i3/462-472

Research Articles
Identifying the design skies for Indian tropical climatic conditions
p. 0473 | Khan, Nabeel Ahmed; Malik, Paras; Bhattacharjee, Bishwajit
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i3/473-484

Evaluation of non-linear root water uptake model under different agro-climates
p. 0485 | Poddar, Arunava; Kumar, Navsal; Kumar, Rohitashw; Shankar, Vijay; Jat, M. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i3/485-496

Wave attenuation by heterospecific coastal vegetation – modelling through response surface methodology on synthetic plant meadows
p. 0497 | Hemavathi, S.; Manjula, R.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i3/497-506

Influence of salinity stress on bacterial diversity from a marine bioinvasion perspective: evaluation through microcosm experiments
p. 0507 | Kuchi, Nishanth; Khandeparker, Lidita
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i3/507-525

Detection of submerged harbour using GEBCO and MBES data, in the offshore region of ancient port city Poompuhar, South India
p. 0526 | Ramasamy, SM.; Saravanavel, J.; Palanivel, K.; Kumanan, C. J.; Rajasekhar, D.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i3/526-534

Research Communication
The H1N1 factor and inverse correlation between death rates due to COVID-19 and influenza–pneumonia
p. 0535 | Haridas, Ajit; Prathap, Gangan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i3/535-539

Space-based observations on the impact of COVID-19-induced lockdown on aerosols over India
p. 0539 | Kant, Yogesh; Mitra, Debashis; Chauhan, Prakash
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i3/539-544

Impact of climate change on the heavy rainfall events during June to September over Kerala (1901–2019)
p. 0545 | Surendran, Divya E.; Sridhar, Latha; Kumari, Aradhana; Sreejith, O. P.; Pai, D. S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i3/545-550

Stress analysis between tunnel and slope for single as well as multiple tunnel scenarios: a numerical modelling approach
p. 0551 | Nikumbh, Ragini Krishna; Chandar, K. Ram
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i3/551-555

Wind-blown, flash flood-deposited sands of Hagari River, Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh, India
p. 0556 | Kale, Vishwas S.; Narayana, A. C.; Jaiswal, Manoj K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i3/556-558

Flexistyly – a structural and functional contrivance for successful pollination in Lathyrus aphaca L.
p. 0559 | Sharma, Roohi; Kaul, Veenu
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i3/559-561

Seed microstructures of the Andaman padauk (Pterocarpus dalbergoides)
p. 0562 | Jaisankar, Iyyappan; Sundaram, Srividhya; Jerard, Bosco Augustine; Ezekiel, Manasseh Moses
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i3/562-566

Book Reviews
Pathology of Modern Indian Science: Genesis of its Eco-System. Rajiva Bhatnagar
p. 0567 | Virk, Hardev Singh

Annual Review of Neuroscience, 2019. Botond Roska and Huda Y. Zoghbi (eds)
p. 0569 | Kumar, Vinod

Personal News
Yash Pal Abrol (1935–2020)
p. 0571 | Raghuram, N.; Adhya, Tapan K.; Pathak, H.

ERA Chair holder Position in Plant Nanotechnology at the Institute of Plant Genetics of the Polish Academy of Sciences (IPG PAS)
p. 0573

Faculty Recruitment - Sri Sri University
p. 0574

Biotechnology Ignition Grant - Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council
p. 0575

India Science - A DST-Vigyan Prasar Initiative
p. 0576

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