Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 119 - Issue 06: 25 Sep, 2020
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0886

Editorial
Sad status of microbial taxonomy research in India
p. 0887 | Shouche, Yogesh S.

News
Current Science Reports
p. 0889

Coronaviruses and tea consumption: a potential strategy to help boost the immune system
p. 0893 | Bera, Biswajit; Kati, Ahmet; Dam, Paulami; Mandal, Amit Kumar; Chowdhury, Pritom; Chakraborti, Soumyananda; Saha, Malay Kumar; Bhuimali, Anil; Franco, Octavio L.

Meeting Report
Science Academies’ science leadership workshop
p. 0894 | Kohli, R. K.; Bast, Felix

Research News
Oceanic rocks beneath the landmass and continental rocks below the ocean – geological complexities in Indian waters
p. 0896 | Krishna, K. S.; Ismaiel, M.; Srinivas, K.

Opinion
Food for all, solution forever
p. 0899 | Jha, S. N.

Commentary
Arctic: why India should pursue the North Pole from a science and technology perspective?
p. 0901 | Chandran, D. Suba; Nayak, Shailesh

Preprint submissions by Indian scientists in arXiv
p. 0904 | Srichanda, Satya Swarup; Piryani, Rajesh; Singh, Vivek Kumar

Scientific Correspondence
Morphological deformity due to metacercaria infection – is it to make prey more vulnerable to predation for successful parasite transmission?
p. 0908 | Prasadan, P. K.; Shinad, K.; Chacko, Sherin

Poplar (Populus deltoides) in Jammu and Kashmir, India: facts and fiction
p. 0910 | Chavan, S. B.; Keerthika, A.; Saleem Bhat, Sheeraz; Handa, A. K.; Rajarajan, K.; Ahmad, Suheel

General Articles
Helping scientists to write, publish and present
p. 0912 | Joshi, Yateendra
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i6/912-914

Methylammonium lead iodide: the crown prince of solar cell materials
p. 0915 | Pal, Amlan J.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i6/915-918

Critical minerals: their nature, occurrence, recovery and uses
p. 0919 | Raju, R. Dhana
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i6/919-925

Review Articles
Conservation agriculture and resource management under jute (Corchorus spp.) based cropping systems in eastern India
p. 0926 | Datta, Debarati; Saha, R.; Ghorai, A. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i6/926-933

Research Articles
Entropy query by bagging-based active learning approach in the extreme learning machine framework for hyperspectral image classification
p. 0934 | Pradhan, Monoj K.; Minz, Sonajharia; Shrivastava, Vimal K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i6/934-943

Reliability-based assessment of doubly reinforced beams for limit state of collapse
p. 0944 | Kulkarni, Anadee M.; Datta, Debarati
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i6/944-953

Application of Thermal Remote Sensing technique for mapping of ultramafic, carbonate and siliceous rocks using ASTER data in Southern Rajasthan, India
p. 0954 | Jain, Ronak; Bhu, Harsh; Purohit, Ritesh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i6/954-961

Amelioration of bleomycin-induced acute lung injury and epithelial–mesenchymal transition by baicalein in mice
p. 0962 | Sharma, Dheeraj Kumar; Singh, Nittin Dev; Leishangthem, Geeta Devi; Banga, Harmanjit Singh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i6/962-972

Coupled thermo-hydro-mechanical modelling of carbon dioxide sequestration in saline aquifers considering phase change
p. 0973 | Lu, Weiyong; Zhang, Xin
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i6/973-983

Modelling the effect of conservation measures on potential soil erosion: a USLE and GIS approach
p. 0984 | Shinde, Vipul; Singh, Manjushree; Nandgude, Sachin; Bharti, Birendra
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i6/984-991

Prediction of potato high-yield zones of a field: bivariate frequency ratio technique
p. 0992 | Al-Gaadi, Khalid A.; Hassaballa, Abdalhaleem A.; Madugundu, Rangaswamy; Tola, ElKamil; Fulleros, Ronnel B.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i6/992-1000

Calibrating neighbourhood preferences in the land value contour model
p. 1001 | Dhote, Krishna Kumar; Kumar, Sanjeev
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i6/1001-1009

Modelling-based approach of analysing diversion impacts: a case study of the Brahmaputra basin
p. 1010 | Dutta, Pulendra; Sarma, Arup Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i6/1010-1018

Research Communication
Evaluation of air quality index for air quality data interpretation in Delhi, India
p. 1019 | Maji, Sanjoy; Ahmed, Sirajuddin; Ghosh, Santu; Garg, Saurabh Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i6/1019-1026

State-of-the-art technique to conduct in situ stress measurements in deep proposed coal-mining blocks of Singareni collieries, India
p. 1027 | Subrahmanyam, D. S.; Shyam, G.; Vamshidhar, K.; Vikram, S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i6/1027-1030

Rainfall trend analysis in the Lower Gangetic Plain: a study on selected rainfall stations of Maldah district, West Bengal, India
p. 1031 | Kundu, Suman Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i6/1031-1038

Food availability rhythm affects reproduction in consecutive generations of ladybird, Propylea dissecta
p. 1038 | Siddiqui, Arshi; Omkar; Mishra, Geetanjali
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i6/1038-1041

Chronic extraction of forest resources is threatening a unique wildlife habitat of the Upper Brahmaputra Valley, northeastern India
p. 1042 | Sharma, Narayan; Sharma, Ankita; Deka, Bitupan; Sinha, Anindya
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i6/1042-1045

Genetic homogeneity in brown planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens (Stål) as revealed from mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase I
p. 1045 | Srinivasa, N.; Chander, Subhash; ., Twinkle; Chandel, Rahul Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v119/i6/1045-1050

Book Reviews
Annual Review of Immunology, 2019. Wayne M. Yokoyama (ed.)
p. 1051 | Sachdeva, Ruchi; Sarkar, Moumita; Pal, Rahul

Story of Consciousness. Govind Bhattacharjee
p. 1053 | Roy, Sisir

Personal News
Umakant Waman Kenkare (1927–2019)
p. 1055 | Swarup, Ghanshyam

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Call for the Position of Indira Gandhi Chair at NIAS
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Junior Research Fellow - Plant Biotechnology Centre, College of Agriculture, Dapoli
p. 1056

Faculty Positions - Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram
p. 1057

Junior Research Fellow - Banaras Hindu University
p. 1057

Science and Technology Channel - A DST-Vigyan Prasar Initiative
p. 1060

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