Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 121 - Issue 5: 10 Sep, 2021
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Editorial
Small and medium enterprises in India
p. 0603 | Subrahmanya, M. H. Bala

Correspondence
Cataloguing phylogenetic diversity of Selaginella bioresources in India
p. 0605 | Hazra, Anjan; Das, Sauren

News
Current Science Reports
p. 0606

LHCb finds evidence for the violation of lepton universality in B meson decays
p. 0610 | Ghosh, Diptimoy

Wobbling muons deepen fundamental mystery
p. 0611 | Thalapillil, Arun M.

Opinion
Nitrogen loss from plants – an ignored aspect
p. 0613 | Blaise, D.

Scientific Correspondence
Effect of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria and Organixxgro on tissue-cultured bamboo plantlets under nursery conditions
p. 0615 | Giri, Krishna; Bordoloi, Satyam; Mishra, Gaurav; Jayaraj, R. S. C.; Bora, Navajyoti; Baruah, Rupjyoti C.; Borah, Bondita; Kakoti, Samiran

General Articles
Raising the bar for Indian S&T journals: some contentions revisited
p. 0618 | Mahesh, G.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i5/618-621

Oxygen production potential of trees in urban areas: a reality check?
p. 0622 | Ramanan, S. Suresh; Osman, Mohammed; Shanker, Arun Kumar; Sridhar, K. B.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i5/622-625

Review Articles
Dynamics of air–sea carbon dioxide fluxes and their trends in the global context
p. 0626 | Lekshmi, K.; Bharti, Rishikesh; Mahanta, Chandan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i5/626-640

Implementation of managed aquifer recharge techniques in India
p. 0641 | Ganguly, Shreya; Ganguly, Sayantan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i5/641-650

Research Articles
Kinetic and mechanistic studies of cerium(III)-catalysed oxidation of 4-oxo acids by bromate in acid medium: nonlinear Hammett plots
p. 0651 | Babu, B. Suresh; Manjari, P. Sunitha; Reddy, Ch. Sanjeeva
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i5/651-659

Rare and neglected rice landraces as a source of fatty acids for undernourished infants
p. 0660 | Ray, Sandipan; Deb, Debal; Nandy, Amarnath; Basu, Debopriya; Aich, Agnideep; Tripathi, Sudipta; Roy, Sugata Sen; Sarkar, Mousumi Poddar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i5/660-666

Palynological and palynofacies assemblage from the Subathu Formation (Eocene) of Northwestern Himalaya, Nilkanth, Uttarakhand, India
p. 0667 | Panwar, Rashmi; Thakur, O. P.; Dogra, N. N.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i5/667-675

Assessment of groundwater quality in Kanyakumari district, Tamil Nadu, using ionic chemistry
p. 0676 | Rajammal, T. Sherene Jenita; Balasubramaniam, P.; Kaledhonkar, M. J.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i5/676-684

Research Communication
Low-titanium clinopyroxene composition of Nidar ophiolite gabbros, southeastern Ladakh Himalaya, India: implications to geotectonic setting
p. 0685 | Nayak, Ranjit; Pal, Debasis
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i5/685-691

Vegetative propagation of Ulmus villosa Brandis and Ulmus wallichiana Planchon: optimizing plant growth regulators and growing media on root formation in hardwood stem cuttings
p. 0691 | Nazir, Ishrat; Dutt, Vaishnu; Raj, Anup; Bhat, G. M.; Bhat, Bilal Ahmad; Wani, Akhlaq Amin
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i5/691-696

Relationship between diameter and depth of potholes controlled by lithology and structure in the Rarh region of India
p. 0697 | Bera, Biswajit; Bhattacharjee, Sumana; Chamling, Meelan; Ghosh, Arijit; Sengutpa, Nairita; Ghosh, Supriya
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i5/697-703

Greenhouse gas emissions from integrated nutrient management practices in pearl millet + Melia dubia agri-silvi system
p. 0704 | Chandana, P.; Lata, A. Madhavi; Prasad, J. V. N. S.; Khan, M. A. Aariff
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i5/704-708

Present status, distribution and relative abundance of IUCN Red-listed fish species of River Ganga
p. 0709 | Swain, H. S.; Bayen, S.; Ray, A.; Johnson, C.; Baitha, R.; Bohr, M.; Verma, S.; Das, B. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i5/709-714

Book Reviews
Build and Sustain a Career in Engineering. Anindya Chatterjee
p. 0715 | Ananthasuresh, G. K.

Encyclopedia of Geology, Second Edition, Vols 1 to 6. David Alderton and Scott A. Elias (Editors-in-Chief)
p. 0716 | Rajendran, C. P.

Personal News
Carl N. Hodges (1937–2021)
p. 0718 | Mehta, M. H.

Steven Weinberg (1933–2021)
p. 0719 | Godbole, Rohini M.; Yajnik, Urjit

Kasturi Lal Chopra (1933–2021)
p. 0722 | Chattopadhyay, K.

Historical Notes
History of discovery of the fastest growing angiosperm, Wolffia microscopica (Griff.) Kurz entwined with British India
p. 0724 | Sree, K. Sowjanya; Maheshwari, Satish C.; Appenroth, Klaus J.; Khurana, Jitendra P.

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