Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 115 - Issue 08: 25 Oct, 2018
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1430

Guest Editorial
Sustainability criteria for food security
p. 1431 | Rao, Nitya; Swaminathan, M. S.

Correspondence
The 10,000 crore club redux
p. 1433 | Prathap, Gangan

New distributional record of the northernmost Myristica swamp from the Western Ghats of Maharashtra
p. 1434 | Sreedharan, Gayathri; Indulkar, Malhar

Litopenaeus vannamei (Boone, 1931), the Pacific whiteleg shrimp in River Cauvery
p. 1436 | Roshith, C. M.; Suresh, V. R.; Koushlesh, S. K.; Manna, R. K.; Sharma, S. K.; Sibinamol, S.; Saha, Ajoy; Mandi, R. C.; Vijayakumar, M. E.; Chowdhury, A. Roy; Das, B. K.

News
Science Last Fortnight
p. 1438

Meeting Report
Localizing SDGs in India using Nature based Solutions (NbS)
p. 1442 | Dhyani, Shalini; Karki, Madhav; Petwal, Aditya

Science, journalism and media
p. 1444 | Priya, S.

Commentary
The cognate plant
p. 1446 | Das, Basabdatta; Bhattacharya, Swati Gupta

In praise of agnosticism
p. 1448 | Ali, Tazid

Scientific Correspondence
Revisiting the physiology of ascent of sap in plants: legendary experiment of J. C. Bose
p. 1451 | Das, Supriyo Kumar; Dutta, Debasish; Naskar, Saranya; Palchaudhury, Snigdha; Gayen, Rabindranath; Dey, Abhijit

Marine litter: post-flood nuisance for Chennai beaches
p. 1454 | Pradhan, Umakanta; Naik, Subrat; Begum, Mehmuna; Kumar, S. Sujith; Panda, Uma Sankar; Mishra, Pravakar; Murthy, M. V. Ramana

Organic residue analysis in archaeological ceramics from Lahuradewa, India: role of contaminants
p. 1456 | Das, Supriyo Kumar; Ghosh, Santanu; Isaksson, Sven; Lidén, Kerstin; Dey, Arunabha

General Articles
Forest laws, for whom, by whom? A concept mapping study of the Ecologically Fragile Lands Act, 2003 in Wayanad, Kerala, India
p. 1459 | Varkey, Jiss K.; Gopakumar, S.; Vidyasagaran, K.; Mathew, Joy; Kumar, A. V. Santhosh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i8/1459-1469

Scientific contribution of Professor Mahalanobis: a bio-bibliometric study
p. 1470 | Mondal, Dhiman; Raychoudhury, Nitai; Sarkhel, Juran Krishna
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i8/1470-1476

Research preferences of the G20 countries: a bibliometrics and visualization analysis
p. 1477 | Lin, Gege; Hu, Zhigang; Hou, Haiyan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i8/1477-1485

Review Articles
A brief history of solitons and the KdV equation
p. 1486 | Kasman, Alex
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i8/1486-1496

Fourth-generation refrigerant: HFO 1234yf
p. 1497 | Arora, Pinklesh; Seshadri, Geetha; Tyagi, Ajay Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i8/1497-1503

Research Articles
First-principles study of the electronic, magnetic and structural properties of ZnO and Zn1–xCrxO (x = 0.125, 0.25, 0.375, 0.5) in the room temperature wurtzite structure
p. 1504 | Biswas, Sarajit
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i8/1504-1511

Automatic recognition of acute lymphoblastic leukemia using multi-SVM classifier
p. 1512 | Mirmohammadi, Pouria; Rasooli, Amirhossien; Ashtiyani, Meghdad; Amin, Morteza Moradi; Deevband, Mohammad Reza
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i8/1512-1518

Bacillus amyloliquefaciens (VB7) with diverse antimicrobial peptide genes: A potential antagonist for the management of fairy ring spot in carnations
p. 1519 | Vinodkumar, S.; Nakkeeran, S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i8/1519-1524

Pollution and environmental stressors modulate the microbiome in estuarine mangroves: a metagenome analysis
p. 1525 | Paingankar, Mandar S.; Deobagkar, Deepti D.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i8/1525-1535

Udaria – a new liverwort genus of Lophocoleaceae from Eastern Himalaya, India
p. 1536 | Singh, D. K.; Majumdar, Shuvadeep; Singh, Devendra
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i8/1536-1542

Statistical analysis of performance in SMEs
p. 1543 | Lucian, Gaban; Ema, Masca; Ioan, Morar Dan; Gheorghe, Fatacean; Andrei, Moscviciov
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i8/1543-1549

Exploitation of heterobeltiosis and economic heterosis for horticultural yield, and its attributes and biochemical traits in pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata Duch. ex. Poir) under salt affected soil
p. 1550 | Kumar, Vimlesh; Mishra, D. P.; Yadav, G. C.; Yadav, Satish
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i8/1550-1556

Research Communication
Estimates of losses caused in paddy due to rice hispa, Dicladispa armigera (Oliver) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
p. 1556 | Sharma, Urvi; Srivastava, Ajai
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i8/1556-1562

Effect of light interception and penetration at different levels of fruit tree canopy on quality of peach
p. 1562 | Sharma, Yamini; Singh, Harminder; Singh, Sompal
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i8/1562-1566

Ground surface warming in peninsular India: evidence from geothermal records
p. 1567 | Akkiraju, Vyasulu V.; Roy, Sukanta; ., Shalivahan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i8/1567-1571

Bank material characteristics and its impact on river bank erosion, West Tripura district, Tripura, North-East India
p. 1571 | Bhowmik, Moujuri; Das (Pan), Nibedita; Das, Champakali; Ahmed, Istak; Debnath, Jatan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i8/1571-1576

Garnetiferous metamorphic rocks in Jaspa granite, Himachal Pradesh, India: implication of Tethyan Himalayan metamorphism and tectonics
p. 1576 | Thakur, S. S.; Singh, A. K.; Rao, D. Rameshwar; Sharma, Rajesh; Pandey, Subhajit; Ao, Aliba
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i8/1576-1583

Fish short-term reproductive assay for evaluating the estrogenic property of a commonly used antioxidant, butylated hydroxyanisole
p. 1584 | Paul, George; Binitha, R. N.; Sunny, Francis
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i8/1584-1587

Biological suppression of coconut black headed caterpillar Opisina arenosella outbreak in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh – eco friendly technology
p. 1588 | Rao, N. B. V. Chalapathi; Nischala, A.; Ramanandam, G.; Maheswarappa, H. P.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i8/1588-1594

Book Reviews
Pollution Control Operation Calculation. D. Velazhagan
p. 1595 | Selvasembian, Ranghabhashiyam; Paramasivan, Balasubramanian

Encyclopedia of the Anthropocene. Dominic A. DellaSala and Michael I. Goldstein (eds)
p. 1596 | Priya, S.

Comprehensive Remote Sensing: Vol. 5 – Earth’s Energy Budget. Shunlin Liang (ed.)
p. 1597 | Singh, R. P.

Personal News
Ranajit Chakraborty (1946–2018)
p. 1599 | Majumder, Partha P.

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Dr Naresh J. Suchak Innovation Award - The Institute of Chemical Technology
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Advanced Research and Innovation Fellowship Program
p. 1601

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
p. 1602

Invites Proposals - Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council
p. 1603

Science Academies’ Refresher Course on Fundamentals and Applications of Chemistry in Material and Biological Sciences: Recent Trends
p. 1604

Tenth Refresher Course in Materials Preparation and Measurement of Properties
p. 1605

Science Academies’ ‘Refresher Course in Basic Science: Solid State Physics and Quantum Mechanics’
p. 1606

Ph.D. Programme - CENTRE FOR HUMAN GENETICS, BENGALURU
p. 1607

Junior Research Fellow - National Aerospace Laboratories
p. 1607

2nd INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS’ CONFERENCE ON ‘INNOVATIONS IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY’
p. 1608

Research Positions - The Hyderabad Eye Research Foundation
p. 1608

2nd International Conference on Nanobiotechnology for Agriculture
p. 1609

Senior Research Fellow - National Research Centre for Banana
p. 1609

Senior Research Fellows - University of Hyderabad
p. 1610

Junior Research Fellow - Chettinad Academy of Research and Education
p. 1610

Position for a Chemist - Manipal
p. 1610

Junior Research Fellow - Madanapalle Institute of Technology and Science
p. 1610

G.N. Ramachandran Award - SASTRA
p. 1611

Benefits of Publishing with ACS
p. 1612

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