Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 120 - Issue 03: 10 Feb, 2021
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Guest Editorial
Flood management in India
p. 0455 | Jain, Sharad K.

News
Current Science Reports
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Commentary
Off-season short-duration leafy coriander (Coriandrum sativum) with peri-urban market linkage model for small holders in drylands
p. 0461 | Maruthi, V.; Reddy, K. S.; Pankaj, P. K.; Reddy, A. G. K.; Srikrishna, G.; Sekhar, S. M. Vidya

A tale of two biologies: distinctions in philosophy and practice between organismal and sub-organismal science
p. 0463 | Shanker, Kartik; Guttal, Vishwesha

Scientific Correspondence
Coppicing behaviour for clonal forestry in Melia dubia Cav.
p. 0467 | Mohapatra, Sourav Ranjan; Panwar, Neha Singh; Kumar, Rahul; Kumar, Ashok

Quality enhancement of nutri-cereal browntop millet through agronomic practices
p. 0468 | Kishore, A. Sai; Bhanu Rekha, K.; Hussain, S. A.; Madhavi, A.

Live observation of great blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) from northern Arabian Sea, off Gujarat, India
p. 0470 | Chandrasekar, K.; Saravanane, N.; Cubelio, Sherine Sonia; Sudhakar, M.

General Articles
Challenges to identify and mentor gifted children in developing countries: the Indian experience
p. 0472 | Kurup, Anitha
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i3/472-478

Are we conscious of isoprene emissions from our poplar plantations?
p. 0479 | Singhal, Vibha; Jinger, Dinesh; Ghosh, Jyotirmoy
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i3/479-483

Review Articles
Role of electrostatics in artificial pollination and future agriculture
p. 0484 | Khatawkar, Dipak S.; James, Shaji P.; Dhalin, D.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i3/484-491

Soil degradation challenges for sustainable agriculture in tropical India
p. 0492 | Srinivasarao, Ch.; Rakesh, S.; Kumar, G. Ranjith; Manasa, R.; Somashekar, G.; Subha Lakshmi, C.; Kundu, Sumanta
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i3/492-500

Research Articles
Mortality due to COVID-19 in different countries is associated with their demographic character and prevalence of autoimmunity
p. 0501 | Chatterjee, Bithika; Karandikar, Rajeeva Laxman; Mande, Shekhar C.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i3/501-508

Niger seed (Guizotia abyssinica) alters in vitro rumen fermentation and reduces methane emission
p. 0509 | Malik, Tariq A.; Mohini, Madhu
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i3/509-513

Aspergillus aeneus rediscovered in India from an extreme habitat
p. 0514 | Nonzom, Skarma; Sumbali, Geeta
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i3/514-518

Rare earth elements of sediments in rivers and estuaries of the east coast of India
p. 0519 | Babu, Shaik Sai; Ramana, R. Venkata; Rao, V. Purnachandra; Mohan, M. Ram; Sawant, S.; Satyasree, N.; Krishna, A. Keshav
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i3/519-537

Characterization of lime plaster of a Portuguese medieval monument in the Indian Ocean coast
p. 0538 | Sujith, M. P.; Rajeswari, L.; Krishnan, G. Santhana
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i3/538-546

Ecomorphological variations and flow-induced phenotypic plasticity in Trichogaster fasciata using geometric and truss analysis
p. 0547 | Bano, Farah; Serajuddin, M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i3/547-552

Wintering harriers in a rapidly changing landscape in southern Tamil Nadu, India
p. 0553 | Saravanan, A.; Prashanth, M. B.; Ganesh, T.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i3/553-561

Research Communication
Radiocarbon dating and status of the oldest extant Ceylon iron wood (Manilkara hexandra) in the riverine Ramsar site of India
p. 0562 | Garg, Arti; Patrut, Roxana T.; Patrut, Adrian; Woodborne, Stephan; Rakosy, Laszlo
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i3/562-566

Syncing phenology phase and canopy spectral reflectance of common tree species of four forest covers in India
p. 0567 | Chaurasia, Amrita N.; Parmar, Reshma M.; Dave, Maulik G.; Mehta, Nirav; Kallaje, Rajesh; Sahu, Aradhana; Murthy, Indu K.; Singh, C. P.; Krishnayya, N. S. R
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i3/567-570

Effective use of synthetic seed technology in the regeneration of Cymbidium aloifolium using protocorm-like bodies
p. 0570 | Verma, Shivani; Pathak, Promila
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i3/570-572

Book Reviews
DISHA: A Career Resource Book for Life Science and Biotechnology Students. Suman Govil
p. 0573 | Lakhotia, S. C.

Combustion Emissions: Formation, Reaction and Removal of Trace Metals in Combustion Products. Keith Schofield
p. 0574 | Kumar, S. Varun

Historical Notes
Water-distribution efforts in Madras: from sailor George Baker (1750s) to engineers John Jones, Hormusji Nowroji and James Madeley (1870sā€“1920s)
p. 0575 | Raman, Anantanarayanan; Meenakshisundaram, Natarajan

Academy News
Indian Academy of Sciences announces new Fellows for 2021
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NASI-RELIANCE INDUSTRIES PLATINUM JUBILEE AWARDS FOR THE YEAR 2021 - The National Academy of Sciences, India
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NASI-YOUNG SCIENTIST PLATINUM JUBILEE AWARDS FOR THE YEAR 2021 - The National Academy of Sciences, India
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8th Indian Peptide Symposium
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Call for Nomination/Application - IPS Young Scientist Award - 2021
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Scientist Position at the High-Pressure Diffraction Beam-line, XPRESS, At Elettra, Italian Synchrotron Source, Trieste, Italy
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Nominations are invited for Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology 2021
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Junior Research Fellow - S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences
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Junior Research Fellow - Institute of Seismological Research
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Nomination for 2020 AVRA Young Scientist Award
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Extension of last date of Fifth PHSS Foundation Awards for Year 2020ā€“21
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Call for Proposals ā€“ 2021 - Department of Science and Technology
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