Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 121 - Issue 04: 25 Aug, 2021
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In this issue
p. 0462

Guest Editorial
Communicating science to the general public: role of scientists and science writers
p. 0463 | Gadagkar, Raghavendra

Correspondence
Drosophila ananassae: an interesting biological model
p. 0465 | Singh, B. N.

Mapping INSA fellowship to research area performance
p. 0467 | Prathap, Gangan

News
Current Science Reports
p. 0469

Opinion
Administering agroforestry at the district level
p. 0473 | Arunachalam, Ayyandar; Ramanan, S. Suresh; Handa, A. K.

Scientific Correspondence
Gymnocolea (Dumort.) Dumort. (Anastrophyllaceae, Marchantiophyta) – a genus new to India
p. 0475 | Arya, Richa; Bhandari, Manisha; Tewari, S. D.; Joshi, Prachi

Reproductive features of ornamental caridean shrimps under captive condition
p. 0476 | Jose, Sheena; Purushothaman, P.; Kumar, T. T. Ajith; Lal, Kuldeep Kumar

General Articles
One big science project or 1000 smaller ones?
p. 0479 | Wei, Shelia X.; Wang, Howell Y.; Cao, Cong; Ye, Fred Y.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i4/479-484

Conservation of hangul, Cervus zanglu – paving the way ahead
p. 0485 | Srivastava, Tanushree; Vasudevan, Karthikeyan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i4/485-489

Review Articles
Use of tree cavities by Indian vertebrates: status of research, knowledge gaps and future conservation perspectives
p. 0490 | Patel, Bharati; Sivaraman, Sreejith; Balakrishanan, Peroth
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i4/490-501

Research Articles
Risk factors in childhood stunting in Karnataka, India, vary by geography
p. 0502 | Raj, Srilakshmi M.; Ekanayake, Ruwanthi; Crowley, Kiera; Bhat, Meenakshi; Kadandale, Jayarama; Pingali, Prabhu L.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i4/502-510

Failure analysis of transmission line tower subjected to combined wind and dust loads
p. 0511 | Salaam, Shaik Esub; Rao, N. Prasad; Raju, P. Krishnam
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i4/511-520

Estimation of economic loss and identifying the factors affecting the crop raiding behaviour of Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) in Nilambur part of the southern Western Ghats, Kerala, India
p. 0521 | Nair, Riju P.; Jayson, E. A.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i4/521-528

Modelling of volcanic ash with HYSPLIT and satellite observations: a case study of the 2018 Barren Island volcano eruption event, Andaman Territory, India
p. 0529 | Gunda, Goutham Krishna Teja; Champatiray, P. K.; Chauhan, Mamta; Chauhan, Prakash; Ansary, Mijanur; Singh, Arya; Ketholia, Yateesh; Balaji, S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i4/529-538

Decadal changes in land degradation status of India
p. 0539 | Sreenivas, K.; Sujatha, G.; Mitran, Tarik; Suresh, K. G. Janaki Rama; Ravisankar, T.; Rao, P. V. N.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i4/539-550

Anomalous subsurface VLF electric field emissions related to Nepal earthquakes (M = 7.8, M = 7.3), and their generation and propagation mechanisms
p. 0551 | Sharma, Sarita; Singh, Raj Pal; Singh, Birbal; Pundhir, Devbrat
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i4/551-559

Geochemical analysis and scientific conservation of the exterior surface of the ancient Kedarnath temple, Uttarakhand, India
p. 0560 | Kumar, Vimal; Panda, S. S.; Nauni, B. P.; Nigam, Ram Ji; Mukherjee, Barun K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i4/560-566

Research Communication
The Arctic sea-ice navigability index
p. 0567 | Gupta, Mukesh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i4/567-570

Characterization of granulosis viruses of sugarcane early shoot borer, Chilo infuscatellus (Snell.) and internode borer, Chilo sacchariphagus indicus (Kapur)
p. 0570 | Kannan, M.; Geetha, N.; Elango, K.; Mohan, M.; Sivakumar, G.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i4/570-573

Evaluation of probability distribution functions applied to tree diameter in a mixed uneven Kiker (Robinia pseudoacacia) stand of Kashmir Himalaya, India
p. 0573 | Masoodi, Tariq H.; Shah, Immad A.; Dar, Meraj U. Din; Sofi, Parvez A.; Mugloo, Javeed A.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i4/573-577

Identification of male-specific active host plant volatiles for maize stem borer, Chilo partellus Swinhoe
p. 0578 | Guleria, Niraj; Nebapure, Suresh M.; Jayanthi, P. D. Kamala; Suby, S. B.; Kumar, P. Saravan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i4/578-581

Mites: an emerging problem for bumblebees in the Indian Himalayan Region
p. 0581 | Raina, Rifat Husain; Saddam, Babu; Parrey, Aejaz H.; Pathak, Purnima; Chandra, Kailash
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i4/581-585

Book Reviews
Annual Review of Biochemistry, 2020. Roger D. Kornberg et al. (eds)
p. 0586 | Santhekadur, Prasanna K.

Personal News
M. Udayakumar (1946–2021)
p. 0588 | Sheshshayee, M. S.; Ravishankar, K. V.; Purushothama, M. G.

Hare Krishna Pradhan (1945–2020)
p. 0589 | Panda, Susen K.; Mahesh, M. S.; Mohanta, Ranjan K.

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