Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 113 - Issue 11: 10 Dec, 2017
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 2054

Guest Editorial
Science, scientists, and society: renewing the dialogue
p. 2055 | Singh, Mewa; Joshi, Amitabh

Bt cotton and integrated pest management
p. 2057 | Kesavan, P. C.

Response by
p. 2058 | Mohan Komarlingam, S.

Rare case of symmetrical tricotyledony in combination with an irregular phyllotaxis in pomegranate (Punica granatum L.)
p. 2060 | Krings, Markus

Science Last Fortnight
p. 2062

The SI redefinition to come into force from 20 May 2019
p. 2066 | Aswal, D. K.

Meeting Report
Science, scientists and society
p. 2068 | Priya, S.

Environmental safeguards
p. 2069 | Upadhyay, V. P.; Quazi, Shahida P.; Tynsong, H.

Fighting antibiotic resistance through unified strategies
p. 2072 | Hooft, Katrien van’t; Nair, M. N. Balakrishnan

Water challenges in India: seeking solutions with an integrated approach
p. 2074 | Mohan, N. Shantha; Parween, Musarrat; Raj, Baldev

Scientific Correspondence
Ceropegia lucida – rediscovery and new distribution record for Arunachal Pradesh, India
p. 2077 | Khandal, Dharmendra; More, Sushant; Kataria, Gaurav; Kambale, Sharad

3 Ps: Mantra for maximizing mango yield under high-density planting system
p. 2078 | Kishore, Kundan; Samant, Deepa; Singh, H. S.; Sharma, Debi

General Articles
Detection of dust around Mars and its implications
p. 2080 | Pabari, J. P.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i11/2080-2084

Classifying medicinal plant collectors: their approach and attitude
p. 2085 | Uniyal, Sanjay Kr.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i11/2085-2089

Research Articles
Predicting learning styles based on students’ learning behaviour using correlation analysis
p. 2090 | Xiao, Li Ling; Rahman, Siti Soraya Binti Abdul
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i11/2090-2096

Study on sensitivity analysis method of slope stability based on Sweden arc method
p. 2097 | Zhang, Jing Yu; Wan, Liang Peng; Duan, Guo Yong
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i11/2097-2104

Formulation for critical shear stress of cohesive sediment mixture
p. 2105 | Singh, Umesh K.; Ahmad, Z.; Kumar, Ashish
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i11/2105-2111

Removal of colour and chemical oxygen demand from textile effluent by Fenton oxidation method
p. 2112 | Ramesh, K.; Balakrishnan, M.; Vigneshkumar, B.; Manju, A.; Dhanakumar, S.; Palanivel, M.; Kalaiselvi, K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i11/2112-2119

Breeding phenology of Psammophilus dorsalis: patterns in time, space and morphology
p. 2120 | Deodhar, Shreekant; Isvaran, Kavita
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i11/2120-2126

A new species of Kirkegaardia (Annelida: Polychaeta, Cirratulidae) from the southeast coast of India
p. 2127 | Atchuthan, P.; Desai, Dattesh V.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i11/2127-2133

Purification and characterization of chondroitinase ABC from Proteus vulgaris, an Iraqi clinically isolate
p. 2134 | Gani, Murtadha Nabeel Abdul-; Laftaah, Bahaa Abdullah
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i11/2134-2140

Assessment of heavy metal toxicity in four species of freshwater ciliates (Spirotrichea: Ciliophora) from Delhi, India
p. 2141 | Abraham, Jeeva Susan; Sripoorna, S.; Choudhary, Ashish; Toteja, Ravi; Gupta, Renu; Makhija, Seema; Warren, Alan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i11/2141-2150

Observed variability of surface layer in the Central Bay of Bengal: results of measurements using glider
p. 2151 | Zacharia, Shijo; Seshasayanan, R.; Sudhakar, Tata; Atmanand, M. A.; Rao, R. R.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i11/2151-2159

Research Communications
The importance of metaphorical thinking in the teaching of mathematics
p. 2160 | Hendriana, Heris; Rohaeti, Euis Eti
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i11/2160-2164

Mega private universities in India: prospects and promise for world-class performance
p. 2165 | Sriram, P.; Prathap, Gangan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i11/2165-2167

Aberration in NFκB–IκB binding may cause two states of NFκB activity
p. 2168 | Singh, Raghvendra
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i11/2168-2174

* Experimental analysis of the ratio of similar materials by similarity model test on raw coal
* As per the e-mail dated 21 March 2019 to the Journal office, the author states, the paper may be considered as withdrawn and ´due to some technical reasons and miscalculation, we have decided to withdraw this paper from Current Science, the indexing from Web of Science, Current Contents, Geobase, Chemical Abstracts, IndMed and Scopus´
p. 2174 | Zhang, Fan; Ma, Geng; Liu, Xiao; Tao, Yunqi; Li, Rui; Feng, Dan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i11/2174-2179

Space-borne sun-induced fluorescence: an advanced probe to monitor seasonality of dry and moist tropical forest sites
p. 2180 | Sinha, Sanjiv K.; Padalia, Hitendra; Kumar, A. Senthil
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i11/2180-2183

Sustainable livelihood options for women in the coastal ecosystem: a participatory assessment
p. 2183 | Jeeva, J. Charles
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i11/2183-2186

Ecological flow requirement for fishes of Godavari river: flow estimation using the PHABSIM method
p. 2187 | Johnson, J. A.; Sivakumar, K.; Rosenfeld, Jordan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i11/2187-2193

Prevalence and co-occurrence of gastrointestinal parasites in Nilgiri Langur (Trachypithecus johnii) of fragmented landscape in Anamalai Hills, Western Ghats, India
p. 2194 | Tiwari, Sunil; Reddy, D. Mahender; Pradheeps, Muthulingam; Sreenivasamurthy, Gubbi Shamanna; Umapathy, Govindhaswamy
doi: 10.18520/cs/v113/i11/2194-2200

Book Reviews
Introduction to Protein Mass Spectrometry by Pradip K. Ghosh
p. 2201 | Mazumdar, Shyamalava

Annual Review of Genetics, 2016. Nancy M. Bonini, Michael Lichten and Gerturd Schüpbach (eds).
p. 2202 | Chakraborty, Saikat

Cacti Culture: Prickles of Pride by Maj Gen C. S. Bewli
p. 2203 | Kharwar, R. N.; Raghuwanshi, Richa

Personal News
Balawant Shankar Joshi (1924–2017)
p. 2205 | Vaidya, Ashok D. B.

Historical Notes
Tesla, wireless energy transmission and Vivekananda
p. 2207 | Kak, Subhash

Ninth Refresher Course in Materials Preparation and Measurement of Properties
p. 2210

Individual Scientific Research Awards 2018–2019 - LADY TATA MEMORIAL TRUST
p. 2211

Science Academies’ Refresher Course on ‘Multiomic Applications in Medicinal Plant Research’
p. 2212

Scientific Research in the Arctic Region (2018–2019) - National Centre for Antarctic & Ocean Research
p. 2213

International Symposium on New Frontiers in Quantum Correlations - S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata
p. 2213

Recruitment of Scientists - KSCSTE-Centre for Water Resources Development and Management
p. 2214

Medical Superintendent - Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology
p. 2214

Ph.D. Admissions 2017–2018 - MACS-Agharkar Research Institute, Pune
p. 2215

Visiting Scientist Programme 2018 - INDIAN NATIONAL SCIENCE ACADEMY
p. 2215

The Academy-Springer Nature Chair Lectures - December 2017
p. 2217

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