Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 98 - Issue 09: 10 May, 2010
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1154

Editorial
Irreverence and Advancement
p. 1155 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
The road to education reform is leading to a dead end
p. 1157 | Lavakare, P. J.

Salinity change in the Hugli estuary: can glacial melting be related?
p. 1158 | Bandyopadhyay, Sunando

Long-term ecological research sites
p. 1159 | Grogan, Paul

Micropropagation methods for frozen seed vault crops
p. 1159 | Johnson, T. Sudhakar

A defence for non SCI and IF publications
p. 1160 | Biyani, A. K.

The decline of the West
p. 1160 | Prathap, Gangan

Why ban the use of frog in laboratory?
p. 1162 | Nayak, Yogendra

Bioethanol production from Lemna gibba L.
p. 1162 | Sharma, Dhruba; Subramanian, Bala; Arunachalam, A.

Meeting Report
Recent trends in sustainable transportation planning
p. 1164 | Monto, Geethanjali

Agra: the next eco-city?
p. 1166 | Malhotra, Richa

Nanoscience applications
p. 1167 | Malhotra, Richa

In Conversation
B. P. Radhakrishna ('BPR')
p. 1169 | Yadugiri, V. T.

Ramachandra Guha
p. 1176 | Malhotra, Richa

Commentary
Small sacred groves in local landscape: are they really worthy for conservation?
p. 1178 | Ray, Rajasri; Ramachandra, T. V.

Opinion
Peer review and science
p. 1181 | Sekhar, D. M. R.

How much should a nation spend on academic research?
p. 1182 | Prathap, Gangan

Scientific Correspondence
Cloning of Sclerotium rolfsii lectin gene and its nematicidal activity
p. 1185 | Bhat, R. S.; Chandrashekar, T. M.; Basingi, S. M.; Mallesh, S. B.; Lingaraju, S.

Anomalous soil-gas helium escapes from the 1982 Gundipet micro-earthquake zone near Hyderabad, India
p. 1187 | Menon, Rajeev; Kumar, P. Senthil; Reddy, G. K.; Sheshunarayana, T.

General Articles
Status of organic farming in India
p. 1190 | Ramesh, P.; Panwar, N. R.; Singh, A. B.; Ramana, S.; Yadav, Sushil Kumar; Shrivastava, Rahul; Rao, A. Subba

Research Articles
Strain localization in geomaterials in nature, laboratory tests and numerical analyses
p. 1195 | Sengupta, Aniruddha

Coconut leaf vermiwash: a bio-liquid from coconut leaf vermicompost for improving the crop production capacities of soil
p. 1202 | Gopal, Murali; Gupta, Alka; Palaniswami, C.; Dhanapal, R.; Thomas, George V.

Seasonal changes in net ecosystem exchange of CO2 and respiration of Cenchrus ciliaris L. grassland ecosystem in semi-arid tropics: an eddy covariance measurement
p. 1211 | Lalrammawia, C.; Paliwal, Kailash

Evaluation and geo-database creation of watersheds in Siwaliks, Haryana
p. 1219 | Arya, V. S.; Kumar, Raj; Hooda, R. S.

Research Communication
Characteristics of modulating VLF hiss observed at Indian Antarctic Station, Maitri (L = 4. 5)
p. 1224 | Singh, A. K.; Singh, S. B.; Singh, Shubha; Patel, R. P.; Singh, R. P.

Diversity of arsenite-resistant cocci isolated from Hutti Gold Mine and bioreactor sample
p. 1229 | Dave, S. R.; Gupta, K. H.; Tipre, D. R.

Effect of genotype and auxin treatments on rooting response in stem cuttings of CPTs of Pongamia pinnata, a potential biodiesel legume crop
p. 1234 | Kesari, Vigya; Das, Archana; Rangan, Latha

Significance of silica analysis in groundwater in parts of Central Ganga Plain, Uttar Pradesh, India
p. 1237 | Khan, Mohammad Muqtada Ali; Umar, Rashid

Book Reviews
No Longer Separate, Not Yet Equal: Race and Class in Elite College Admission and Campus Life by Thomas J. Espenshade and Alexandria Walton Radford
p. 1241 | Vasavi, A. R.

Reviews on Indian Medicinal Plants by Neeraj Tandon and Madhu Sharma (eds)
p. 1242 | Rao, C. Kameswara

Basic Control Volume Finite Element Methods for Fluids and Solids by Vaughan R. Voller
p. 1245 | Seetharamu, K. N.

Personal News
Ramamurthy Balasubramaniam (1961-2009)
p. 1246 | Basu, Bikramjit; Ranganathan, S.

Sukumar Biswas (1924-2009)
p. 1247 | Ramadurai, S.

K. G. Nair (1931-2010)
p. 1248 | Valiathan, M. S.

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International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI)
p. 1249

REFRESHER COURSES IN EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICS
p. 1250

Karnatak University, Dharwad
p. 1251

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p. 1252

Physical Research Laboratory
p. 1253

Indian Rare Earths Ltd, Research Centre
p. 1253

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
p. 1254

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p. 1254

Orissa Bigyan Academy - Biju Patnaik Award for Scientific Excellence for the Award Year 2010
p. 1255

Orissa Bigyan Academy - Samanta Chandra Sekhar Award for the Award Year 2010
p. 1255

RECRUITMENT CALL FOR DEVELOPMENT OF BIOTECH INVENTIONS
p. 1256

Department of Physics
p. 1256

Rajghat Besant School
p. 1257

University of Mumbai
p. 1257

CENTRAL GLASS AND CERAMIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE
p. 1258

CENTRAL GLASS AND CERAMIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE
p. 1258

UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research
p. 1259

Call for Nominations for BRSI Annual Awards - 2009
p. 1259

REGIONAL CENTRE FOR BIOTECHNOLOGY
p. 1260

CENTRAL ELECTROCHEMICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE
p. 1260

University of Delhi
p. 1261

SREE BUDDHA COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
p. 1261

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
p. 1262

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
p. 1262

University of Baroda
p. 1262

Seminar on Women in Science and Technology
p. 1262

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