Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 87 - Issue 03: 10 Aug, 2004
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0272

Editorial
Measure and Mismeasure of Science
p. 0273 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
The impediments preventing India from becoming a herbal giant
p. 0275 | Daniel, M.

For whom the bells toll
p. 0276 | Desiraju, Gautam R.

River linking
p. 0277 | Biyani, A. K.; Gupta, S. K.

Manganese nodules as a possible source of precious metals
p. 0278 | Banerjee, Ranadip

Research News
The oxygen state of the oceans of Proterozoic eon
p. 0280 | Sankaran, A. V.

Commentary
Higher education in a catatonic state?
p. 0282 | Sitaraman, V.

News
S. Ramaseshan Science Writing Fellowships
p. 0284

From the archives
From the archives
p. 0284

Scientific Correspondence
High prevalence of stomach cancer among the people of Mizoram, India
p. 0285 | Phukan, R. K.; Zomawia, E.; Hazarika, N. C.; Baruah, D.; Mahanta, J.

Ovulo embryo cultured hybrid between amphidiploid (Gossypium arboreum Gossypium anomalum) and Gossypium hirsutum
p. 0286 | Mehetre, S. S.; Patil, S. C.; Pawar, S. C.; Pardedhi, S. U.; Shinde, G. C.; Aher, A. R.

Monoclonal antibody-based immunodot test for epizootic ulcerative syndrome pathogen, Aphanomyces invadans
p. 0289 | Devaraja, Gayathri; Shankar, K. M.; Mohan, C. V.

General Articles
Prospects for breeding apomictic rice: A reassessment
p. 0292 | Kaushal, P.; Malaviya, D. R.; Roy, A. K.

Review Articles
Adult neurogenesis in the brain of higher vertebrates: implications of the paradigm shift
p. 0297 | Sadananda, Monika

The sugarcane woolly aphid, Ceratovacuna lanigera Zehntner (Hemiptera: Aphididae): its biology, pest status and control
p. 0307 | Joshi, Sunil; Viraktamath, C. A.

Research Articles
Inventory of methane and nitrous oxide emissions from agricultural soils of India and their global warming potential
p. 0317 | Bhatia, Arti; Pathak, H.; Agrawal, P. K.

Intra-seasonal oscillations during monsoon 2002 and 2003
p. 0325 | Kripalani, R. H.; Kulkarni, Ashwini; Sabade, S. S.; Revadekar, J. V.; Patwardhan, S. K.; Kulkarni, J. R.

Research Communication
Initial results of ultra low frequency magnetic field observations at Agra and their relation with seismic activities
p. 0332 | Kushwah, Vinod Kumar; Singh, Birbal

Utilization of conducting polymer as a sensitizer in solid-state photocells
p. 0339 | Senadeera, G. K. R.; Pathirathne, W. M. T. C.

Induction of oxidative stress and ultrastructural changes in moss Taxithelium nepalense (Schwaegr. ) Broth. under lead and arsenic phytotoxicity
p. 0342 | Choudhury, S.; Panda, S. K.

Trichromatic sorting of in vitro regenerated plants of gladiolus using adaptive resonance theory
p. 0348 | Prasad, V. S. S.; Gupta, S. Dutta; Mahendra

Cloning and characterization of the DMC1 genes in Oryza sativa
p. 0353 | Metkar, Shalaka S.; Sainis, Jayashree K.; Mahajan, Suresh K.

Genetic variation for floral traits among teak (Tectona grandis Linn. f. ) clones: Implications to seed orchard fertility
p. 0358 | Vasudeva, R.; Hanumantha, M.; Gunaga, Rajesh P.

Control of collar rot in mint (Mentha spp. ) caused by Sclerotium rolfsii using biological means
p. 0362 | Singh, Anand; Singh, Harikesh Bahadur

Development of 2,4-D-resistant transgenics in Indian oilseed mustard (Brassica juncea)
p. 0367 | Bisht, Naveen Chandra; Burma, Pradeep Kumar; Pental, Deepak

Validation of multi-channel scanning microwave radiometer on-board Oceansat-I
p. 0370 | Muraleedharan, P. M.; Pankajakshan, T.; Harikrishnan, M.

Soft sediment deformation structures in the Garbyang palaeolake: evidence for the past shaking events in the Kumaun Tethys Himalaya
p. 0377 | Kotlia, B. S.; Rawat, K. S.

Discovery of a micromammal-yielding Deccan intertrappean site near Kisalpuri, Dindori District, Madhya Pradesh
p. 0380 | Khosla, A.; Prasad, G. V. R.; Verma, O.; Jain, A. K.; Sahni, A.

Developmental and hormonal regulation of actin and tubulinin the central nervous system of silkworm, Bombyx mori during postembryonic development
p. 0383 | Shanavas, A.; Arif, Abul; Murthy, Ch. R. K.; Dutta-Gupta, Aparna

Gegeneophis nadkarnii -- a caecilian (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Caeciliidae) from Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary, Western Ghats
p. 0388 | Bhatta, Gopalakrishna; Prashanth, P.

Book Reviews
Ancient Indian Astronomy and Contributions of Samanta Chandra Sekhar by L. Satpathy
p. 0393 | Singh, Virendra

Personal News
Sujit Kumar Mitra (1932--2004)
p. 0395 | Bhimasankaram, P.

Anil Kumar Lala (1950--2004)
p. 0396 | Balaram, P.

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