Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 99 - Issue 05: 10 Sep, 2010
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0552

Editorial
The Trouble With Science
p. 0553 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Science and earth sciences
p. 0555 | Narasimhan, T. N.

Will India's mega-census leave a mega-footprint?
p. 0556 | Clements, Gopalasamy Reuben; Giam, Xingli; Laurance, William F.

Is agriculture education in shambles?
p. 0556 | Shah, Irfan Ali; Sepat, S.

Cryopreservation of elite temperate mulberry germplasm
p. 0557 | Rathore, M. S.; Srinivasulu, Y.; Shabnam, Aftab A.; Kour, R.; Dhar, A.; Khan, M. A.

The Bhopal tragedy
p. 0557 | Vijayan, M.

Arabian Sea tephra
p. 0558 | Nambiar, A. R.; Sukumaran, P. V.

Nectar robbery in mangroves
p. 0558 | Sinu, Palatty Allesh

Habitat of flamingos
p. 0559 | Pattanaik, Chiranjibi; Prasad, S. Narendra; Vijayan, Lalitha

Survival of Great Pied Hornbills in Arunachal Pradesh
p. 0560 | Selvan, K. B. Muthamizh

News
Taking botany to masses: a certificate course in field botany
p. 0561 | Ghate, Vinaya S.; Datar, Mandar N.

Meeting Report
Water wars and resolution
p. 0562 | Malhotra, Richa

C. V. Raman memorial lecture
p. 0563 | Monto, Geethanjali

Research News
Tetraquark sighting at Belle?
p. 0565 | Ananthanarayan, B.; Imsong, I. Sentitemsu; Prabhakara, Kaumudi H.

Structure of an enzyme revealed 80 years after it was crystallized - differential functional behaviour of plant and microbial ureases uncovered
p. 0566 | Yathindra, N.

Technical Note
Utility of a reflector for energy saving in plant tissue and algal culture laboratories
p. 0569 | Sathi, Ravi Kanth Reddy; Koduru, Uma Devi; Pathan, Akbar Ali Khan

Scientific Correspondence
Spongy tissue in 'Alphonso' mango. III. Radiotracer evidence for increased mobilization of water from mesocarp to seed
p. 0571 | Ravindra, V.; Shivashankar, S.; Reddy, T. Muraleedhara; Kotur, S. C.

An unusual composition of the plant species towards zone of ablation (Tipra glacier), Garhwal Himalaya
p. 0574 | Rana, Charan S.; Rana, V.; Bisht, M. P. S.

General Articles
Scientometric analysis of some disciplines: Comparison of Indian institutions with other international institutions
p. 0577 | Raghuraman, K. P.; Chander, Romesh; Madras, Giridhar

Enhancing crop water productivity to ameliorate groundwater decline
p. 0588 | Prihar, S. S.; Arora, V. K.; Jalota, S. K.

DNA barcoding: access to biodiversity and benefit-sharing policy issues in the Indian context
p. 0594 | Ejnavarzala, Haribabu

Research Account
Lysimeter application for measuring the water and solute fluxes with high precision
p. 0601 | Meißner, R.; Prasad, M. N. V.; Laing, G. Du; Rinklebe, J.

Research Articles
Anthropogenic impacts on the sediment flux in two alpine watersheds of the Lesser Himalayas
p. 0608 | Singh, Omvir; Singh, Pratap; Sarangi, A.; Sharma, Milap C.; Kumar, Sanjeev

Geobotanical and biogeochemical study of chromite bearing areas of Nuggihalli schist belt, Karnataka
p. 0619 | Rashmi, B. N.; Prabhakar, B. C.; Gireesh, R. V.; Suresh, B.; Nijagunaiah, R.; Ranganath, R. M.

Monitored natural attenuation as a remediation tool for heavy metal contamination in soils in an abandoned gold mine area
p. 0628 | Krishna, A. Keshav; Mohan, K. Rama; Murthy, N. N.

Research Communication
Metallographical studies of a steel chisel found at Mahurjhari, Vidarbha, Maharashtra
p. 0636 | Deshpande, P. P.; Mohanty, R. K.; Shinde, V. S.

Influence of levels of genetic diversity on fruit quality in teak (Tectona grandis L. f. )
p. 0639 | Lyngdoh, N.; Joshi, Geeta; Ravikanth, G.; Uma Shaanker, R.; Vasudeva, R.

Comparative morphometric, physiological and chemical studies of wild and cultivated plant types of Withania somnifera (Solanaceae)
p. 0644 | Joshi, Chandrika; Gajbhiye, Narendra; Phurailatpam, Arunkumar; Geetha, K.A; Maiti, Satyabrata

Bamboo resources mapping using satellite technology
p. 0650 | Goswami, J.; Tajo, L.; Sarma, K. K.

Gravity anomalies of 2D fault structures with fault planes described by polynomial functions of arbitrary degree
p. 0654 | Chakravarthi, V.

Need to intensify base metal exploration activities in Mikir Hills, northeastern India
p. 0656 | Majumdar, D.

Distribution, abundance, group size and demography of dark-bellied bonnet macaque Macaca radiata radiata in Karnataka, South India
p. 0663 | Kumara, H. N.; Singh, Mewa; Kumar, Shanthala; Sinha, Anindya

Book Reviews
Enjoyable Physics: Newtonian Mechanics, Vol. 1 by Neil Chatterjee
p. 0668 | Hegde, G. M.

In the Shadow of Slavery: Africa's Botanical Legacy in the Atlantic World by J. A. Carney and R. N. Rosomoff
p. 0669 | Nayar, N. M.

Historical Notes
Reason, science and religion: gleanings from the Colonial Past
p. 0671 | Kumar, Deepak

Advertisements
Call for Scientific Proposal Submission for Obtaining Beamtime for Indian Scientists-Indian Beamline at Photon Factory, Japan
p. 0679

Call for Proposals: Small Business Innovation Research Initiative (SBIRI)-Department of Biotechnology
p. 0680

Scientist 'C' and Scientist 'B'-Department of Earth Sciences, Manipur University
p. 0681

Call for Proposals - 2011: India-Israel S&T Cooperation Programme-Ministry of Science and Technology
p. 0682

Assistant Executive Secretary-The Indian Science Congress Association
p. 0683

NATIONAL WORKSHOPS ON 'METHODS IN IN VITRO TOXICOLOGY'-Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli
p. 0684

Selection of Project Staffs through Walk-In-Interview-National Institute of Hydrology
p. 0685

Theoretical Chemistry Symposium 2010-Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
p. 0686

NASI-SCOPUS Young Scientist Award 2010
p. 0687

International Symposium on Tuberculosis Diagnostics: Innovating to Make an Impact-International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
p. 0688

REFRESHER COURSE ON 'RECENT ADVANCES IN CHEMICAL SCIENCE AND ITS TECHNOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS'
p. 0689

XXV REFRESHER COURSE IN EXPERIMENTAL PHYSICS
p. 0690

Regulation of Biochemical and Cellular Processes in Diverse Systems-79th Annual Meeting of the Society of Biological Chemists (India)
p. 0691

International Conference on Stem Cells and Cancer-School of Biotechnology
p. 0692

Accelerate Your Discovery-SciVerse
p. 0693

Accelerate Your Discovery-SciVerse
p. 0693

Biotechnology Research by Application of Macro­molecular Crystallography-National Institute of Immunology
p. 0694

Appointment of Research Assistant (2010-2013)-Institute of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology
p. 0694

Nominations are invited for 2 prizes-Maharashtra Association for the Cultivation of Science
p. 0695

Research Scientists-Iladevi Cataract and IOL Research Centre
p. 0695

Research Associate and Senior Research Fellow-National Institute of Technology Karnataka Surathkal
p. 0696

Require a Veterinarian for Vulture Conservation Breeding Programme-Bombay Natural History Society
p. 0696

Scientists-National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies
p. 0697

Junior Research Fellow-Pondicherry University
p. 0697

Junior Research Fellow-Sardar Patel University
p. 0698

International Training Workshop on Remote Sensing of Atmospheric Aerosols and their Impacts
p. 0698

Junior Research Fellowship-PSN College of Engineering and Technology
p. 0699

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
p. 0699

SRF and JRF-Indian Institute of Science
p. 0700

Junior Research Fellow: Walk-in-Iinterview-National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research
p. 0700

Junior Research Fellowship-Mangalore University
p. 0701

Faculty of Sciences-Banaras Hindu University
p. 0701

Junior Research Fellow-Kalasalingam University
p. 0702

Junior Research Fellow-KLE University College of Pharmacy
p. 0702

Assistant Professor-Swami Ramanand Teerth, Marathwada University
p. 0702

Assistant Research Analyst at Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises
p. 0702

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