Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 115 - Issue 10: 25 Nov, 2018
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1834

Guest Editorial
Cuba: a different kind of role model for biotechnology
p. 1835 | Saberwal, Gayatri

Challenges in the promotion of herbals as alternative and complementary medicine
p. 1837 | Rawat, Pooja; Singh, Pawan Kumar; Kumar, Vipin

Science Last Fortnight
p. 1839 | Mullasseri, Sileesh; Nagaleekar, Viswas Konasagara; Raj, Anup; Manjari, K. Sri; Lakshman, Kshama; Venkatesu, Pudi; Shakthi, A. Siva; Pal, Kavita; Naik, Pavithra

Infosys Prize 2018
p. 1843

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics: A gripping and extremely exciting tale of light
p. 1844 | Kumar, G. Ravindra

Meeting Report
Coming of age: Chitin chitosan research
p. 1849 | Madhu, K. P.

The grand challenge and ethics of the ‘central science’
p. 1852 | Bhaduri, Sumit

Scientific Correspondence
Mitigating the male stereotype of science
p. 1854 | Malhotra, Charu; Joshi, Kirti

Ethulia gracilis Delile (Asteraceae), a new weed record for India
p. 1856 | Dalavi, Jagdish; Bramhadande, Sneha; Narayankar, Chirag; Patil, Suraj S; Yadav, Shrirang R.

General Articles
A decade of OSDD for TB: role and outcomes
p. 1858 | Chandran, Nisha; Brahmachari, Samir K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i10/1858-1864

Expansion of boro rice in Meghalaya using space technology
p. 1865 | Das, Pratibha T.; Handique, B. K.; Raju, P. L. N.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i10/1865-1870

Pivotal 20th century contributions to the development of the Anthropocene concept: overview and implications
p. 1871 | Correia, Ricardo A.; Correia, Zeynep C. H.; Malhado, Ana C. M.; Ladle, Richard J.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i10/1871-1875

Review Articles
Modern technologies for sustainable food and nutrition security
p. 1876 | Kesavan, P. C.; Swaminathan, M. S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i10/1876-1883

Automation in transplanting: a smart way of vegetable cultivation
p. 1884 | Khadatkar, Abhijit; Mathur, S. M.; Gaikwad, B. B.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i10/1884-1892

Research Articles
Synthesis and biological activities of some condensed oxazine and pyrimidine derivatives: cyclization, ring transformation and functionalization of oxazine
p. 1893 | Haggam, Reda A.; Soylem, Essam Abdelghani; Assy, Mohammed Gomaa; Arastiedy, Mariam Fikery
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i10/1893-1903

Bubble size prediction in gas–solid fluidized beds using genetic programming
p. 1904 | Sonolikar, R. R.; Patil, M. P.; Mankar, R. B.; Tambe, S. S.; Kulkarni, B. D.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i10/1904-1912

Application of the ecological footprint method for measuring sustainability of agricultural land use at a micro level in Barddhaman district, West Bengal, India
p. 1913 | Ghosh, Biswajit; Chakma, Namita
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i10/1913-1920

Biological control of potato tuber soft rot using N-acyl-L-homoserine lactone-degrading endophytic bacteria
p. 1921 | Ha, Nguyen Thanh; Minh, Tran Quang; Hoi, Pham Xuan; Thuy, Nguyen Thi Thanh; Furuya, Naruto; Long, Hoang Hoa
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i10/1921-1927

Analysis of in vitro and in silico anti-hyperglycaemic action of bioflavonoids isolated from different citrus peels
p. 1928 | Priya, E. Sanmuga; Selvan, P. Senthamil; Arshad, A. Syed
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i10/1928-1937

Research Communication
Fusion of multispectral and panchromatic data using regionally weighted principal component analysis and wavelet
p. 1938 | Jayanth, J.; Kumar, T. Ashok; Koliwad, Shivaprakash
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i10/1938-1942

Data visualization by alluvial diagrams for bibliometric reports, systematic reviews and meta-analyses
p. 1942 | Yeung, Andy Wai Kan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i10/1942-1947

Prevalence and risk factors of hypertension among Mizo population: a population-based epidemiological study from North East India
p. 1947 | Borah, Prasanta K.; Paine, Suman K.; Kalita, Hem Ch; Biswas, Dipankar; Hazarika, Dilip; Bhattacharjee, Chandra K.; Mahanta, Jagadish
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i10/1947-1949

Comparative expression analysis of defence-related genes in Bacillus-treated Glycine max upon challenge inoculation with selective fungal phytopathogens
p. 1950 | Jain, Shekhar; Vaishnav, Anukool; Varma, Ajit; Choudhary, Devendra Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i10/1950-1956

Soil microbial characteristics in sub-tropical agro-ecosystems of North Western Himalaya
p. 1956 | Singh, Rahul; Bhardwaj, D. R.; Pala, Nazir A.; Kaushal, Rajesh; Rajput, Bhalendra Singh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i10/1956-1959

Distribution pattern and population characteristics of Impatiens johnii E. Barnes, a stenotopic endemic and endangered Balsam in the mountain landscape of Munnar, Kerala, India
p. 1960 | Prasad, G.; Rajan, P.; Antony, V. T.; Shaji, P. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i10/1960-1962

The host range of multi-host endophytic fungi
p. 1963 | Suryanarayanan, T. S.; Devarajan, P. T.; Girivasan, K. P.; Govindarajulu, M. B.; Kumaresan, V.; Murali, T. S.; Rajamani, T.; Thirunavukkarasu, N.; Venkatesan, G.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i10/1963-1969

Monitoring and analysis of ground subsidence and backfill stress distribution in Jinchuan Mine, China
p. 1970 | Lu, Rong; Ma, Fengshan; Guo, Jie; Zhao, Haijun
doi: 10.18520/cs/v115/i10/1970-1977

Book Reviews
Robot-Proof: Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence. Joseph E. Aoun
p. 1978 | Kishore, Kamal

Nanotechnology. J. Menon
p. 1979 | Trivedi, Sneha

Historical Notes
Molecular Biophysics Unit, Indian Institute of Science: the first thirty years (1971–2000)
p. 1980 | Vijayan, M.

Individual Scientific Research Awards 2019–20 - LADY TATA MEMORIAL TRUST
p. 1985

Science Academies’ Refresher Course on Advancements in Bioconservation Relevant to Biotic and Abiotic Stress
p. 1986

Science Academies’ Refresher Course on ‘Multiomic Applications in Medicinal Plant Research’
p. 1987

Science Academies’ Refresher Course on Elementary Quantum Mechanics and Spectroscopy
p. 1988

Junior Research Fellow - Yenepoya Research Centre
p. 1989

Junior Research Fellow - Madanapalle Institute of Technology and Science
p. 1989

Scientists/Researchers - National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research
p. 1989

Announcement of Opportunities - Indian Space Research Organisation
p. 1990

Workshop on Science Writing - Current Science
p. 1990

Editorial Board
p. 1992

Call for Research Proposals for 2018–19 - Science and Technology of Yoga and Meditation
p. 1995

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