Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 120 - Issue 08: 25 Apr, 2021
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1278

Editorial
Investment in science, technology and development
p. 1279 | Sathyamurthy, N.

Correspondence
Sustenance of mangroves on the west coast of Kerala
p. 1281 | Sreeram, S.; Arunprasath, A.; Vel, V. Sankara

Drosophila ananassae Doleschall and Drosophila pallidosa Bock and Wheeler: a unique pair of sibling species
p. 1282 | Singh, B. N.

News
Current Science Reports
p. 1284

IEEE awards Milestone status for the Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope
p. 1288 | Nityananda, Rajaram

Origami-inspired surgical patch seals inner wounds
p. 1289 | Krishnan, Arjun R.

2021 King Faisal International Prize for Science and Medicine
p. 1290 | Khan, Sameen Ahmed

Opinion
Delta yield reflects better site-specific crop response in multi-locational trial
p. 1291 | Rao, D. V. K. Nageswara; Surekha, K.; Manjusha, P. G. S.

Scientific Correspondence
Vachellia nilotica subsp. cupressiformis – status and conservation approach of an endemic agroforestry tree in Rajasthan
p. 1293 | Keerthika, A.; Shukla, A. K.; Gupta, Dipak Kumar; Mohamed, M. B. Noor; Jangid, B. L.

General Articles
The pathways to manage air pollution: an ontological assessment of the National Clean Air Programme 2019, India
p. 1295 | Anilkumar, Munikrishnappa; Kashyap, Shwetmala; Mitra, Susanna G.; Neogi, Devina; Ramaprasad, Arkalgud; Sanjeev, Anupama; Singai, Chetan; Sreeganga, S. D.; Thodika, Nibras K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i8/1295-1302

Can crop diversification be widely adopted to solve the water crisis in Punjab?
p. 1303 | Bhogal, Shruti; Vatta, Kamal
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i8/1303-1307

Transboundary insects of the current decade: potential of biological control in the Indian context
p. 1308 | Vennila, S.; Nisar, Shabistana; Chandra, Puran
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i8/1308-1314

Review Articles
Inducing quality immune response to respiratory viruses may not be a simple task
p. 1315 | Ranga, Udaykumar; Asokan, Mangaiarkarasi
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i8/1315-1323

Research Articles
Optimization algorithm-based Elman neural network controller for continuous stirred tank reactor process model
p. 1324 | Baranilingesan, I.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i8/1324-1333

Quantifying carbon sequestration potential of soils in an agro-ecological region scale
p. 1334 | Rajan, K.; Raja, P.; Dinesh, D.; Kumar, Sanjeev; Bhatt, B. P.; Surendran, U.; Karan, Deo; Bhaskar, B. P.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i8/1334-1341

Dynamical modelling and analysis of COVID-19 in India
p. 1342 | Gopal, R.; Chandrasekar, V. K.; Lakshmanan, M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i8/1342-1349

Measuring technical efficiency and frontier intervention for farm machinery manufacturers using slacks-based data envelopment analysis
p. 1350 | Kumar, Manoj; Tamhankar, M. B.; Mandal, Sandip; Babu, V. Bhushana; Jyoti, Bikram
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i8/1350-1357

Does recently invaded fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda displace native lepidopteran pests of maize in India?
p. 1358 | Divya, J.; Kalleshwaraswamy, C. M.; Mallikarjuna, H. B.; Deshmukh, Sharanabasappa
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i8/1358-1367

Relationship of physiological plant functional traits with soil carbon stock in the temperate forest of Garhwal Himalaya
p. 1368 | Kumar, Amit; Kumar, Parmanand; Singh, Hukum; Bisht, Sarita; Kumar, Narendra
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i8/1368-1373

Research Communication
Nutritional evaluation and storage stability of popped pearl millet bar
p. 1374 | Singh, Ritu; Singh, Karuna; Nain, Manjeet Singh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i8/1374-1381

Insights into the petrogenesis of depleted mantle dunite from the central part of the Nagaland–Manipur Ophiolites, North East India
p. 1381 | Singh, A. Krishnakanta; Khogenkumar, S.; Kumar, Santosh; Singh, L. Romendro; Thakur, S. S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i8/1381-1388

Food plasticity for mating and reproductive success in Propylea dissecta (Mulsant) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)
p. 1388 | Singh, Priya; Mishra, Geetanjali; Omkar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i8/1388-1392

Book Reviews
Annual Review of Phytopathology, 2020. Jan E. Leach and Steven E. Lindow (eds)
p. 1393 | Sridhar, R.

Personal News
K. Chandrashekara (1957–2021)
p. 1396 | Sinha, Anindya; Shaanker, R. Uma

Historical Notes
Conjunction of planets – Historical Records of India
p. 1399 | Shylaja, B. S.; Ganesha, Geetha Kydala

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