Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 83 - Issue 04: 25 Aug, 2002
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0347

Editorial
Environmental politics: The Asian brown cloud
p. 0349 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Health situation in the relief camps of Ahmedabad
p. 0351 | Zachariah, Anand; Vyas, Fredrick; Jonathan; Bhattacharji, Sara; Gaitonde, Rakhal; Subhashri, B.; Hemamalini, V.; Sukanya, R.

Research non-guides
p. 0351 | Parthasarathy, R.

Is mathematics research in India on the decline?
p. 0353 | Arunachalam, Subbiah

An approach to sustainable food security
p. 0354 | Kumar, Sushil

Diabetes research in India
p. 0355 | Marita, A. Rosalind

Diabetes research in India(Reply)
p. 0356 | Arunachalam, Subbiah

News
Regional Engineering Colleges go national
p. 0356 | Sen, Nirupa

Doctor on wheels
p. 0357 | Sen, Nirupa

Fusion technology project to get more funds
p. 0357 | Narayanan, P. M.

Retraction of published claim for observation of superheavy element 118
p. 0357 | Rao, K. R.

Enhanced Research Fellowships
p. 0358

China promotes traditional medicine
p. 0358 | Arunachalam, Subbiah

Women in physics
p. 0359 | Godbole, Rohini M.; Gupte, Neelima; Rao, Sumathi

Dichotomy between grain surplus and widespread endemic hunger
p. 0361 | Swaminathan, M. S.

Research News
Search for the elusive end-Permian bolide impact: Exotic carbon - fullerene, as a potential tracer
p. 0363 | Sankaran, A. V.

From the archives
p. 0365

Commentary
The new international seed treaty: Promises and prospects for food security
p. 0366 | Choudhary, Bhagirath

Random selections
p. 0370

Scientific Correspondence
The sedge Eleocharis dulcis (Burm f. ) Henschel (Cyperaceae) traps rice white stem borer Scirpophaga innotata (Walker) (Lepidoptera : Pyralidae) in Andamans
p. 0371 | Ranganath, H. R.; Prasad, G. Shyam; Sheeba

PCR-fingerprinting of some Trichoderma isolates from two Indian type culture collections - a need for re-identification of these economically important fungi
p. 0372 | Latha, J.; Verma, Aprajita; Mukherjee, Prasun K.

Phenolics in elephant dung: a complex zoochoric system
p. 0374 | Mandal, Suparna; Brahmachary, R. L.

General Articles
A quest for the moon
p. 0377 | Bhandari, Narendra

On forecasting the Indian summer monsoon: the intriguing season of 2002
p. 0394 | Gadgil, Sulochana; Srinivasan, J.; Nanjundiah, Ravi S.; Kumar, K. Krishna; Munot, A. A.; Kumar, K. Rupa

Review Articles
Frankia-actinorhizal symbiosis with special reference to host-microsymbiont relationship
p. 0404 | Verghese, Susamma; Misra, Arvind K.

Erratum
p. 0408

Special Section: Recent Advances in Silkworm Biology (Guest Editor: J. Nagaraju)
Application of genetic principles for improving silk production
p. 0409 | Nagaraju, J.

Silkworm genomics - progress and prospects
p. 0415 | Nagaraju, J.; Goldsmith, M. R.

Construction of an EST database for Bombyx mori and its applications
p. 0426 | Mita, Kazuei; Morimyo, Mitsuoki; Okano, Kazuhiro; Koike, Yoshiko; Nohata, Junko; Suzuki, Masataka G.; Shimada, Toru

Perspectives in silkworm (Bombyx mori) transgenesis
p. 0432 | Prudhomme, Jean Claude; Couble, Pierre

Genetic resistance of the silkworm, Bombyx mori to viral diseases
p. 0439 | Watanabe, Hitoshi

Immune responses against bacterial infection in Bombyx mori and regulation of host gene expression
p. 0447 | Ponnuvel, Kangayam M.; Yamakawa, Minoru

Bombyx mori nucleopolyhedrovirus: Molecular biology and biotechnological applications for large-scale synthesis of recombinant proteins
p. 0455 | Acharya, Asha; Sriram, Satyanarayana; Sehrawat, Seema; Rahman, Masmudur; Sehgal, Deepak; Gopinathan, K. P.

Sex determination in Bombyx mori
p. 0466 | Ohbayashi, Fumi; Suzuki, Masataka G.; Shimada, Toru

Research Communication
Dielectric properties of a ferroelectric copolymer Langmuir-Blodgett film
p. 0472 | Jogad, Mahantappa S.; Ducharme, Stephen

Study of organogenesis in vitro from callus tissue of ,Flacourtia jangomas (Lour. ) Raeusch through scanning electron microscopy
p. 0476 | Chandra, Indrani; Bhanja, P.

Influence of calcium channel modulators in capsaicin production by cell suspension cultures of Capsicum frutescens Mill.
p. 0480 | Sudha, G.; Ravishankar, G. A.

Conservation and utilization of Arnebia benthamii (Wall. ex G. Don) Johnston - a high value Himalayan medicinal plant
p. 0484 | Manjkhola, Sumit; Dhar, Uppeandra

Interrelationship between lipid peroxidation, ascorbic acid and superoxide dismutase in coronary artery disease
p. 0488 | Das, Sabari; Yadav, Dinesh; Narang, Rajiv; Das, Nibhriti

Some geodynamic aspects of Kutch basin and seismicity: An insight from gravity studies
p. 0492 | Chandrasekhar, D. V.; Mishra, D. C.

Negative d13C excursion and anoxia at the Permo-Triassic boundary in the Tethys Sea
p. 0498 | Ghosh, Prosenjit; Bhattacharya, S. K.; Shukla, A. D.; Shukla, P. N.; Bhandari, N.; Parthasarathy, G.; Kunwar, A. C.

D-InSAR applications for monitoring of geological hazards with special reference to Latur earthquake 1993
p. 0502 | Majumdar, T. J.; Massonnet, D.

Book Reviews
Fund and Fundamentals of Mathematics
p. 0509 | Shirali, Shailesh A.

Einstein's Miraculous Year
p. 0510 | Das, Sumit Ranjan

Problems and Methods in Mathematical Physics
p. 0511 | Ravindran, Renuka

The Intelligent Genome - On the Origin of the Human Mind by Mutation and Selection
p. 0512 | Ramaswamy, R.

Chemical and Biological Warfare - A Comprehensive Survey for the Concerned Citizen
p. 0513 | Swamy, R. V.

Personal News
Suresh Kumar Sinha
p. 0514 | Chopra, R. K.

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