Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 120 - Issue 07: 10 Apr, 2021
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1130

Guest Editorial
National strategy for landslide risk management
p. 1131 | Bhandari, R. K.

Current Science Reports
p. 1133

Seagrass: a ‘natural sieve’ for marine plastic
p. 1137 | Krishnan, Arjun R.

New Geospatial Data Guidelines – impact on research and education
p. 1138 | Lohani, Bharat

Food and nutrition security: analytical fallacies and way forward
p. 1139 | Paul, Sudipta; Srivastava, Shivendra Kumar

Scientific Correspondence
Gregarious flowering of a geriatric semelparous bamboo – Bambusa tulda Roxb. in Mizoram, India
p. 1142 | Vanlalfakawma, David C.; Malsawmkima, B.; Tripathi, S. K.

General Articles
Analysing the stability of India Rankings
p. 1144 | Marisha
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i7/1144-1151

Taxonomic practices and Indian concerns
p. 1152 | Venu, Potharaju; Sanjappa, Munivenkatappa
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i7/1152-1159

‘Thang bun’: indigenous practice of in situ biochar preparation-cum-application for improved jhum cultivation in North East India
p. 1160 | Hombegowda, H. C.; Jakhar, Praveen; Madhu, M.; Marwein, Yearbok
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i7/1160-1168

Review Articles
Evolution of personal protective equipment from its inception to COVID-19
p. 1169 | Jagadeshvaran, P. L.; Menon, Aishwarya Vijayan; Bose, Suryasarathi
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i7/1169-1183

Sandalwood plantations – points to ponder
p. 1184 | Doddabasawa; Chittapur, B. M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i7/1184-1193

Research Articles
A location-specific nowcast and SMS-based dissemination system for thunderstorm and lightning warning over Jharkhand, India
p. 1194 | Kotal, S. D.; Roy, Soma Sen; Sharma, R. S.; Mohapatra, M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i7/1194-1201

Adaptive cluster sampling-based design for estimating COVID-19 cases with random samples
p. 1202 | Chandra, Girish; Tiwari, Neeraj; Nautiyal, Raman
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i7/1202-1210

Indo-Arabian stone anchor of Manikapatna, Odisha, east coast of India: an indicator of maritime contacts of Odisha
p. 1211 | Tripati, Sila
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i7/1211-1216

Cultivated land utilization index vis-a-vis cropping intensity for crop diversification and water resource management in Odisha, India
p. 1217 | Brahmanand, P. S.; Behera, Biswaranjan; Srivastava, Shivendra Kumar; Singandhupe, R. B.; Mishra, A.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i7/1217-1224

Research Communications
High fluoride in groundwater and fluorosis related health hazard in Rarh Bengal, India: a socio-environmental study
p. 1225 | Bera, Biswajit; Bhattacharjee, Sumana; Chamling, Meelan; Ghosh, Arijit; Sengutpa, Nairita; Ghosh, Supriya
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i7/1225-1233

Full-parameter optimization to locate multi-passage-seepage in abutment using groundwater temperature
p. 1233 | Wang, Xinjian; Wang, Wei
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i7/1233-1240

Identification of begomoviruses from legume crop and weed plants and viruliferous status of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci in Central India
p. 1240 | Marabi, Rakesh Singh; Das, Shoumitra Bikash; Tripathi, Niraj; Wada, Takashi; Noda, Hiroaki
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i7/1240-1246

Urban sustainability analysis of Solan district, Himachal Pradesh, India
p. 1246 | Pandit, Jyotsana; Bhardwaj, S. K.; Sharma, Anish Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i7/1246-1249

Assessment of tank sediments in terms of plant nutrients equivalent: an approach towards agricultural sustainability
p. 1250 | Gorain, Bisweswar; Parama, V. R. Ramakrishna; Paul, Srijita
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i7/1250-1254

Book Reviews
Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Power: 5 Battlegrounds. Rajiv Malhotra
p. 1255 | Narahari, Y.

The Code of Life: Revolutions in Genetics. Mohan Sundara Rajan
p. 1256 | Ratnaparkhi, Anuradha

Personal News
B. K. Sadashiva (1946–2020)
p. 1257 | Jayaraman, N.; Prasad, S. Krishna

Historical Notes
The multifaceted Dr John Berry White and the Berry White Medical School in Dibrugarh, Assam, India
p. 1259 | Maitra, Gaurangi; Deka, Ramesh Chandra

Science Academies’ Refresher Course on ‘Spectroscopic Techniques: New Facets in Contemporary Fields of Chemical, Material and Pharmaceutical Sciences’ at Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology an
p. 1263

Applications/Nominations are Invited for the Post of Director, National Institute of Animal Biotechnology
p. 1264

Junior Research Fellowships - Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad
p. 1265

Research Associate - Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
p. 1266

Junior Research Fellow - SRM University
p. 1266

Faculty and Scientist/Engineer Position - Physical Reserch Laboratory
p. 1267

Award Year 2020 - Odisha Bigyan Academy
p. 1267

Teaching, Research and Institution Building in the Faculty of Agriculture - Sri Sri University
p. 1268

Nominations are Invited for G N Ramachandran Gold Medal for Excellence in Biological Sciences and Technology 2021
p. 1268

Post-Graduate/Ph.D. Programmes 2020-2021 - Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
p. 1269

Research Associate - Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
p. 1269

Director (RDT&E) - COIR Board
p. 1269

Admission @ Nalanda 2021 - Nalanda University
p. 1270

Teaching Fellows Programme - Krea University
p. 1270

Nominations for Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellowship: 2021–22
p. 1270

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