Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 88 - Issue 08: 25 Apr, 2005
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1208

Editorial
Obituaries and Biographies
p. 1209 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Nautical jugs or not?
p. 1211 | Cathcart, Richard B.

Those who have shall get
p. 1211 | Srinivasan, V.

Open source agricultural biotechnology
p. 1212 | Thomas, Zakir

Bacteria too can get old
p. 1213 | Shouche, Yogesh S.

Phytoplasmal phyllody in Ladakh
p. 1214 | Mathew, Deepu; Ahmed, Zakwan

Occurrence of tricarpy in Ceropegia attenuata Hook. (Asclepiadaceae)
p. 1215 | Patil, C. R.; Rahangdale, S. R.; Rahangdale, S. S.; Patil, S. C.

News
Collaborations to improve biotech industry in India
p. 1216 | Moza, Monika Koul

Meeting Report
Health, occupation and environment in the unorganized sector
p. 1217 | Kesavachandran, C.; Rastogi, S. K.

National Symposium in Chemistry
p. 1218 | Walawalkar, Mrinalini G.

World Congress on Clinical Nutrition
p. 1219 | Singh, Krishna P.; Singh, Mandavi; Goyal, Madhu

Research News
Forsteronia refracta holds the key to breast cancer treatment
p. 1222 | Moza, Monika Koul

Scientific Correspondence
Microbial remains from the Chambaghat Formation, Krol Group, Himachal Lesser Himalaya, India and their significance
p. 1223 | Shukla, Manoj; Babu, Rupendra; Mathur, V. K.; Srivastava, D. K.

Pseudovivipary in two rupestrian endemic species (Leiothrix spiralis and Leiothrix vivipara)
p. 1225 | Coelho, Flávia Freitas; Neves, Ana Carolina O; Capelo, Christina; Figueira, José Eugênio C.

Discovery of micro-diamonds in beach placers of the east coast, Andhra Pradesh, India
p. 1227 | Subrahmanyam, A. V.; Kumar, V. Anil; Desapati, T.; Deshmukh, R. D.; Viswanathan, G.

Identification of a new source of resistance in wild rice, Oryza rufipogon to bacterial blight of rice caused by Indian strains of Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae
p. 1229 | Srinivasan, Bharathkumar; Gnanamanickam, Samuel S.

General Articles
Inhibition of growth of urinary type calcium hydrogen phosphate dihydrate crystals by tartaric acid and tamarind
p. 1232 | Joseph, K. C.; Parekh, Bharat B.; Joshi, M. J.

Status and distribution of breeding cattle egret and little egret in Amroha using density method
p. 1239 | Kaul, Rahul; Hussain, Mohd Shah; Imam, Ekwal; Shah, Junid N.; Abbasi, Faiza; Shawl, Tahir A.; Hilaluddin

Research Articles
Hypoglycaemic and antidiabetic effect of aqueous extract of leaves of Annona squamosa (L. ) in experimental animal
p. 1244 | Gupta, Rajesh Kumar; Kesari, Achyut Narayan; Watal, Geeta; Murthy, P. S.; Chandra, Ramesh; Maithal, Kapil; Tandon, Vibha

Litter production in tropical dry evergreen forests of south India in relation to season, plant life-forms and physiognomic groups
p. 1255 | Pragasan, L. Arul; Parthasarathy, N.

Forest fragmentation impacts on phytodiversity - An analysis using remote sensing and GIS
p. 1264 | Goparaju, Laxmi; Tripathi, Anshuman; Jha, C. S.

Research Communication
Anomalous behaviour of cosmic ray diurnal anisotropy during descending phase of the solar cycle-22
p. 1275 | Tiwari, C. M.; Tiwari, D. P.; Shrivastava, Pankaj K.

Observations on extreme meteorological and oceanographic parameters in Indian seas
p. 1279 | Rajesh, G.; Joseph, K. Jossia; Harikrishnan, M.; Premkumar, K.

Weather prediction using nearest-neighbour model
p. 1283 | Singh, Dan; Ganju, Ashwagosha; Singh, Amreek

Synthetic accelerograms for two Himalayan earthquakes using convolution
p. 1289 | Singh, V. N.; Mittal, Abha

The tsunami of the great Sumatra earthquake of M 9. 0 on 26 December 2004 - Impact on the east coast of India
p. 1297 | Chadha, R. K.; Latha, G.; Yeh, Harry; Peterson, Curt; Katada, Toshitama

Analysis of runoff pattern for all major basins of India derived using remote sensing data
p. 1301 | Zade, Mohan; Ray, S. S.; Dutta, S.; Panigrahy, S.

Role of microbial community in stalactite formation, Sahastradhara caves, Dehradun, India
p. 1305 | Baskar, Sushmitha; Baskar, R.; Mauclaire, L.; Mckenzie, J. A.

In vitro adventitive embryony in Citrus: A technique for Citrus germplasm exchange
p. 1309 | Khawale, Ramkrishna N.; Singh, Sanjay K.

Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration in Eucalyptus tereticornis Sm.311
p. 1311 | Prakash, M. G.; Gurumurthi, K.

Brachyuran crab diversity in natural (Pitchavaram) and artificially developed man­groves (Vellar estuary)
p. 1316 | Khan, S. Ajmal; Raffi, S. M.; Lyla, P. S.

Book Reviews
Handbook of Inclusive Education for Educators, Administrators and Planners-Within Walls, Without Boundaries by Madhumitha Puri and George Abraham (eds)
p. 1325 | Latha, K.

The Big Fish Bang by H. I. Browman and A. B. Skiftesvik
p. 1325 | Pandian, T. J.

Microbial Diversity and Bioprospecting by Alan T. Bull (ed. )
p. 1326 | Virdi, J. S.

Random Harvest, Biographical Sketches, Memoir 60 by B. P. Radhakrishna
p. 1328 | Rao, K. R.

Personal News
Ardhendu Sekhar Mukherjee (1935-2005)
p. 1331 | Lakhotia, Subhash C.

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