Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 93 - Issue 12: 25 Dec, 2007
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1645

Correspondence
Faculty positions in scientific/academic institutions and citizenship issues
p. 1647 | Gowrishankar, J.

Need to adopt traditional fishing gears in Senkhi
p. 1647 | Chaudhry, Shivaji; Tamang, Lakpa

Need of innovative approach for climate change studies in alpine region of India
p. 1648 | Chaturvedi, Ashish K.; Vashistha, R. K.; Prasad, P.; Nautiyal, M. C.

Menace of Japanese encephalitis in rural areas of eastern Uttar Pradesh
p. 1649 | Singh, Arvind

Geographical representation of journals in Medline 2007
p. 1650 | Jain, N. C.

A submarine trench along the eastern coast of Peninsular India
p. 1650 | Ramasamy, R.

News
Lies, damn lies and analytics?
p. 1652 | Bhogle, Srinivas

Meeting Report
Behaviour, brain systems and pharmacology
p. 1653 | Sadananda, Monika

Seminar on male infertility
p. 1654 | Hiremath, M. B.; Nerli, R. B.

Research News
Malaria control: New avenues
p. 1655 | Ghate, Pankaj; Patole, Milind S.; Shouche, Yogesh S.

Opinion
Need to clinically investigate BHUx for atherosclerosis and osteoporosis
p. 1658 | Tripathi, Yamini B.; Tripathi, Deepshikha

Improved system of anonymous peer review of manuscripts
p. 1659 | Ranade, Shirish A.; Kumar, Nikhil

Commentary
Contract farming for organic crop production in India
p. 1661 | Gahukar, R. T.

Scientific Correspondence
Growing crystals from solution: By design or by default?
p. 1664 | Thomas, Jency; Ramanan, A.

Molecular identification of fruit flies, Bactrocera spp. (Diptera: Tephritidae) using mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase I
p. 1668 | Asokan, R.; Kumar, N. K. Krishna; Verghese, Abraham

Lichen communities in Larsemann Hills, East Antarctica
p. 1670 | Singh, Shiv Mohan; Nayaka, Sanjeeva; Upreti, D. K.

General Articles
Environmental resources and their economics for use
p. 1673 | Sen, Ranen; Chakrabarti, Sharadindra

Review Articles
Endoplasmic reticulum: Stress, signalling and apoptosis
p. 1684 | Hussain, Syed G.; Ramaiah, Kolluru V. A.

Special Section: Indian Space Programme (Guest Editors: K. Kasturirangan and M. B. Rajani)
Evolution of Indian launch vehicle technologies
p. 1697 | Gupta, S. C.; Suresh, B. N.; Sivan, K.

Spacecraft technology
p. 1715 | Katti, V. R.; Thyagarajan, K.; Shankara, K. N.; Kumar, A. S. Kiran

Applications of space communication
p. 1737 | Bhaskaranarayana, A.; Bhatia, B. S.; Bandyopadhyay, K.; Jain, P. K.

Remote sensing applications: An overview
p. 1747 | Navalgund, Ranganath R.; Jayaraman, V.; Roy, P. S.

Space astronomy and interplanetary exploration
p. 1767 | Agrawal, P. C.; Sreekantan, B. V.; Bhandari, Narendra

Developments and achievements in atmospheric sciences and space meteorology in India
p. 1779 | Jayaraman, A.; Joshi, P. C.; Ramesh, R.

Space mission planning and operations
p. 1791 | Adimurthy, V.; Prasad, M. Y. S.; Shivakumar, S. K.

Organizational systems, commercialization and cost-benefit analysis of Indian space programme
p. 1812 | Murthi, K. R. Sridhara; Sankar, U.; Madhusudhan, H. N.

Legal environment for space activities
p. 1823 | Murthi, K. R. Sridhara; Gopalakrishnan, V.; Datta, Partha Sarathi

Research Articles
Local preferences of ethnobotanical species in the Indian Himalaya: Implications for environmental conservation
p. 1828 | Kala, Chandra Prakash

Research Communication
Trend of tropospheric ozone in Indian forests from 1980 to 2000
p. 1835 | Ganguly, Nandita D.

A PCR-RFLP method for the simultaneous detection of Babesia bigemina and Theileria annulata infections in cattle
p. 1840 | Ravindran, R.; Saravanan, B. C.; Rao, J. R.; Mishra, A. K.; Bansal, G. C.; Ray, D.

Genetic transformation of an elite Indian genotype of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L. ) for insect resistance
p. 1843 | Katageri, I. S.; Vamadevaiah, H. M.; Udikeri, S. S.; Khadi, B. M.; Kumar, Polumetla A.

Seismotectonic implications of Delhi region through fault plane solutions of some recent earthquakes
p. 1848 | Shukla, A. K.; Prakash, Rajesh; Singh, R. K.; Mishra, P. S.; Bhatnagar, A. K.

Changes in levels of carbon in soils over years of two important food production zones of India
p. 1854 | Bhattacharyya, T.; Chandran, P.; Ray, S. K.; Pal, D. K.; Venugopalan, M. V.; Mandal, C.; Wani, S. P.

Book Reviews
Trends in Partial Differential Equations of Mathematical Physics, Jose F. Rodrigues Et Al(eds)
p. 1864 | Ramaswamy, Mythily

Groves of Beauty and Plenty: An Atlas of Major Flowering Trees in India - Second Edition by M. S. Swaminathan and S. L. Kochhar
p. 1864 | Rao, R. R.

Applications of Plant Metabolic Engineering by R. Verpoorte, A. W. Alfermann and T. S. Johnson (eds)
p. 1865 | Singh, Satpal; Jayabaskaran, C.

Geology of Haryana and Delhi by J. L. Thussu
p. 1866 | Chamyal, L. S.

Personal News
Sipra Guha-Mukherjee (1938-2007)
p. 1868 | Maheshwari, S. C.

Historical Notes
Alleged mistake of Āryabhata - Light onto his place of observation
p. 1870 | Hari, K. Chandra

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p. 1876

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p. 1877

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p. 1878

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p. 1879

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p. 1881

Institutional Members
Institutional Members
p. 1882

Acknowledgements
Acknowledgements
p. 1885

Author Index
Author Index
p. 1888

Keyword Index
Keyword Index
p. 1897

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