Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 99 - Issue 10: 25 Nov, 2010
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1300

Chemicals, Chemistry and Molecules
p. 1301 | Balaram, P.

Mathematics: the teaching dimension
p. 1303 | Mitra, A. N.

Who will save the plants from the botanist?
p. 1304 | Koul, Monika; Bhatnagar, A. K.

Forensic studies using a pollen assay
p. 1305 | Garg, Arti; Sachan, Saurabh

Ranking of research performance of Indian universities
p. 1305 | Garg, K. C.

Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize: women have finally shown their might
p. 1306 | Inderpal; Luthra, Rajesh

Lichenometric studies and Pindari glacier retreat
p. 1306 | Chaujar, Ravinder Kumar

Dynamics of Pindari glacier during the last 600 years
p. 1307 | Bali, Rameshwar; Ali, S. Nawaz

Drug discovery: going with the tide
p. 1308 | Suryanarayanan, T. S.; Ravishankar, J. P.; Muruganandam, V.

Solving drinking water crisis in hard rock terrain of Peninsular India
p. 1309 | Naik, Prabir K.; Naik, K. C.; Choudhury, A.; Chakraborty, D.

Meeting Report
Radicals in science: nature or nurture? Perhaps both!
p. 1311 | Malhotra, Richa; Yadugiri, V. T.; Monto, Geethanjali

Frontiers in atmospheric sciences
p. 1313 | Manjunatha, Busnur R.

Research News
Direct observation of chemical reactions on single gold nanocrystals using surface plasmon spectroscopy
p. 1315 | Sur, Ujjal Kumar

Future of Ricinus communis after completion of the draft genome sequence
p. 1316 | Ramprasad, R.; Bandopadhyay, R.

Smile with Science: Sumanta Baruah
p. 1318

Bt brinjal and GM crops: towards a reasonable policy ahead
p. 1319 | Banerji, Debashis

Entrance examinations for science and technology
p. 1321 | Mohanan, K. P.

Safety of systems for industry and environment: relevance and challenges
p. 1323 | Mukherjee, G. S.

Scientific Correspondence
Characterization and maintenance of novel source of male sterility in ridge gourd Luffa acutangula (L. ) Roxb
p. 1326 | Pradeepkumar, T.; Hegde, V. C.; Sujatha, R.; George, T. E.

Assessment of Pongamia pinnata (L. ) - a biodiesel producing tree species using ISSR markers
p. 1327 | Sujatha, K.; Rajwade, A. V.; Gupta, V. S.; Hazra, Sulekha

Differential floral attractiveness as a determinant of foraging decision in honeybees
p. 1330 | Abrol, D. P.

Natural amelioration of fluoride toxicity (fluorosis) in goats and sheep
p. 1331 | Choubisa, S. L.

General Articles
Soil and plant nutrient loss during the recent floods in North Karnataka: Implications and ameliorative measures
p. 1333 | Natarajan, A.; Hegde, Rajendra; Raizada, A.; Adhikari, R. N.; Patil, S. L.; Sarkar, Dipak; Rajan, K.; Naidu, L. G. K.

Review Articles
General aspects of 12 basic principles of green chemistry with applications
p. 1341 | Gupta, Monika; Paul, Satya; Gupta, Rajive

Research Articles
Role of pathogenesis-related genes in rice-gall midge interactions
p. 1361 | Rawat, Nidhi; Sinha, Deepak Kumar; Rajendrakumar, P.; Shrivastava, Priyanka; Neeraja, C. N.; Sundaram, R. M.; Nair, Suresh; Bentur, J. S.

Phases of deformation from cross-cutting structural relationships in external thrust sheets: insights from small-scale structures in the Ramgarh thrust sheet, Darjiling Himalaya, West Bengal
p. 1369 | Matin, Abdul; Mukul, Malay

Special Section: Indian contribution in southern ocean (Guest Editors: M. Sudhakar, R. Ramesh and Rasik Ravindra)
Atmospheric boundary-layer across Hadley and Ferrel cells over the Indian Ocean
p. 1378 | Bhat, G. S.; Rao, Prashanth L.; Sangolli, V. G.

Latitudinal gradient in aerosol properties over the Indian and Southern Oceans during the austral summer
p. 1384 | Babu, S. Suresh; Krishnamoorthy, K.; Satheesh, S. K.

Signature of coastal upwelling in Prydz Bay, East Antarctica during austral summer 2006
p. 1390 | Anilkumar, N.; Mohan, Rahul; Shukla, Sunil Kumar; Pednekar, S. M.; Sudhakar, M.; Ravindra, R.

Stable oxygen, hydrogen isotope ratios and salinity variations of the surface Southern Indian Ocean waters
p. 1395 | Srivastava, Rohit; Ramesh, R.; Jani, R. A.; Anilkumar, N.; Sudhakar, M.

Effect of high level iron enrichment on potential nitrogen uptake by marine plankton in the Southern Ocean
p. 1400 | Prakash, Satya; Ramesh, R.; Sheshshayee, M. S.; Mohan, Rahul; Sudhakar, M.

Seabed morphology of the Approach Channel of Larsemann Hills, Prydz Bay, East Antarctica
p. 1405 | Mishra, Ravi; Sudhakar, M.; Pednekar, S. M.; Tyagi, Abhishek

Biodiversity and community structure of free-living marine nematodes from the Larsemann Ice Shelf, East Antarctica
p. 1413 | Ingole, Baban; Singh, Ravail

Morphology and surface textures of quartz grains from freshwater lakes of McLeod Island, Larsemann Hills, East Antarctica
p. 1420 | Narayana, A. C.; Mohan, Rahul; Mishra, Ravi

Research Communications
Purkinje effect and bioluminescence of fireflies
p. 1425 | Dehingia, N.; Baruah, D.; Siam, C.; Barua, A. Gohain; Baruah, G. D.

Compositional variations of olivine in shonkinite and its associated ultrabasic rock from the carbonatite complex of Tiruppattur, Tamil Nadu
p. 1428 | Ramasamy, R.; Subramanian, S. P.; Sundaravadivelu, R.

Is dew useful for Himalayan plants?
p. 1434 | Joshi, S. C.; Palni, L. M. S.

Altered gibberellin and auxin levels in the ovaries in the manifestation of genetic parthenocarpy in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum)
p. 1439 | Hazra, P.; Dutta, A. K.; Chatterjee, Padma

Functional dioecy in Nothapodytes nimmoniana, a distylous species in the Western Ghats
p. 1444 | Sharma, Manju V.; Shaanker, R. Uma; Vasudeva, R.; Shivanna, K. R.

Development of sporeless and low-spored mutants of edible mushroom for alleviating respiratory allergies
p. 1449 | Pandey, Meera; Ravishankar, Sandhya

A unique example of a wooden boat of Bridelia retusa in ancient India entrapped in the Holocene sediments at Derde, Ratnagiri Coast, Maharashtra
p. 1453 | Marathe, Ashok; Shashikala, S.; Rao, R. Vijendra

Diversity of arthropod natural enemies in the tea plantations of North Bengal with emphasis on their association with tea pests
p. 1457 | Das, Soma; Roy, Somnath; Mukhopadhyay, Ananda

Book Reviews
Restoring Values: Keys to Integrity, Ethical Behaviour and Good Governance by E. Sreedharan and Bharat Wakhlu (eds)
p. 1464 | Srinivasan, Anuradha

From Jugaad to Systematic Innovation: The Challenge for India, Rishikesha T. Krishnan
p. 1465 | Natraj, C. V.

Basic Organometallic Chemistry: Concepts, Syntheses and Applications by B. D. Gupta and A. J. Elias
p. 1466 | Sarkar, Amitabha

Control Theory and Systems Biology by Pablo A. Iglesias and Brian P. Ingalls (eds)
p. 1467 | Sinha, Somdatta

Personal News
M. K. Mehta (1927-2010)
p. 1469 | Kailas, S.

Recruitment of Research Associates/Junior Research Fellows/Technical Assistant-Inter-University Centre for Genomics and Gene Technology
p. 1470

Science Academies' Summer Research Fellowship Programme for Students and Teachers - 2011
p. 1471

Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology
p. 1472

p. 1473

Emeritus Scientists Scheme for Retired Scientists-Zoological Survey of India
p. 1474

Vacancy-Nanotechnology Application Centre
p. 1475

Short Term Course on Methods in Geochemistry and their Applications-Centre for Earth Sciences
p. 1476

Pillai's Institute of Information Technology
p. 1477

University of Calcutta
p. 1477

International Institute of Biotechnology and Toxicology
p. 1478

Advertisement for the Post of DBT-JRFs, Project Assistant/Research Assistant and Project Attendant-University of Madras
p. 1478

Workshop on Systematics and Evolution-Centre for Environmental Management of Degraded Ecosystems
p. 1479

5th DST Advanced School on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
p. 1479

Workshop on Advanced Techniques in Genomics of Type 2 Diabetes
p. 1480

Two-day joint workshop on 'Plant Molecular Farming'-UKIERI
p. 1480

Department of Geology
p. 1481

Vigyan Prasar
p. 1481

Banaras Hindu University
p. 1482

Research Position in Tomato Functional Genomics-University of Hyderabad
p. 1482

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