Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 116 - Issue 05: 10 Mar, 2019
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Editorial
Challenges in predicting floods
p. 0697 | Srinivas, V. V.

News
Science Last Fortnight
p. 0699

DiatomBase – Principal online catalogue of diatoms
p. 0703 | Roy, Surajit; Keshri, Jai Prakash

Meeting Report
Understanding behaviour: from crickets to elephants
p. 0704 | Pawar, Pratik

Commentary
Bao Dhan of Assam: organically grown indigenous rice slated to increase farmer's income
p. 0706 | Rohilla, Megha; Roy, Priyanka; Chowdhury, Dhiren; Sharma, Kishore Kumar; Saikia, Prabal; Sen, Priyabrata; Singh, Nagendra Kumar; Mandal, Tapan Kumar

Scientific Correspondence
Microbial deterioration of heritage monuments in Santinekatan West Bengal, India
p. 0709 | Keshari, Nitin; Das, Sudipta Kumar; Adhikary, Siba Prasad

Evidence for underwater current activity on the upper slope of the carbonate platform off western India using multibeam bathymetry
p. 0711 | Chakraborty, B.; Rao, V. Purnachandra; Salkar, Tejas; Mahale, Vasudev P.; Kurien, John

General Articles
Solar module installation in India: concerns, options and roadmap
p. 0714 | Pal, Amlan J.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i5/714-722

Ecosystem services approach for revitalizing agriculture in India
p. 0723 | Manjula, M.; Venkatachalam, L.; Mukhopadhyay, P.; Kumar, Lalit
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i5/723-727

Soilless farming - the next generation green revolution
p. 0728 | Pradhan, Bikram; Deo, Bandita
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i5/728-732

Review Articles
Isolation of fungi from various habitats and their possible bioremediation
p. 0733 | Yakop, Farazimah; Taha, Hussein; Shivanand, Pooja
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i5/733-740

Research Articles
Use of processed biomass ash as a sustainable pozzolana
p. 0741 | Katare, Vasudha D.; Madurwar, Mangesh V.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i5/741-750

Impact of ecosystem respiration on carbon balance in a semi-evergreen forest of Northeast India
p. 0751 | Sarma, Dipankar; Baruah, Kushal Kumar; Chakraborty, Supriyo; Karipot, Anand; Baruah, Rulee
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i5/751-757

Effects of nitrogen application and planting density on growth and yield of Sesbania pea grown in saline soil
p. 0758 | Guo, Xiaoqian; Zhu, Guanglong; Jiao, Xiurong; Zhou, Guisheng
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i5/758-764

Effect of temperature on litter decomposition, soil microbial community structure and biomass in a mixed-wood forest in European Russia
p. 0765 | Irina K., Kravchenko; Ekaterina N., Tikhonova; Ruzalia V., Ulanova; Ekaterina V., Menko; Marina V., Sukhacheva
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i5/765-772

Landslide susceptibility mapping using the analytical hierarchy process and GIS
p. 0773 | Semlali, I.; Ouadif, L.; Bahi, L.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i5/773-779

Role of dams on the floods of August 2018 in Periyar River Basin, Kerala
p. 0780 | Sudheer, K. P.; Bhallamudi, S. Murty; Narasimhan, Balaji; Thomas, Jobin; Bindhu, V. M.; Vema, Vamsikrishna; Kurian, Cicily
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i5/780-794

Size-logging interactions and population dynamics in tropical understorey birds
p. 0795 | Srinivasan, Umesh; Quader, Suhel
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i5/795-801

Tissue-specific sexual dimorphism in the expression of kisspeptin and its receptors in spotted snakehead Channa punctatus
p. 0802 | Bakshi, Amrita; Rai, Umesh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i5/802-810

Research Communication
Astronomical significance of sun-dials in Srirangaptna, Karnataka, India
p. 0811 | Pandya, Aalok; Bahadur, Tej; Bhattacharya, Sandip
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i5/811-816

Impact of Cartosat-1 orography in 330 m Unified Model forecast
p. 0816 | Jayakumar, A.; Sethunadh, Jisesh; Francis, Timmy; Mohandas, Saji; Rajagopal, E. N.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i5/816-822

Hydrocarbon generation potential of source rocks in Jaisalmer Basin, Rajasthan, India
p. 0822 | Pandey, Rajesh; Kumar, Dinesh; Maurya, A. S.; Pandey, Pooja
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i5/822-827

A new record of Nerita nigrita Roding 1798 (Mollusca Gastropoda Neritidae) from India
p. 0828 | Pandey, Vikas; Thiruchitrambalam, Ganesh; Satyam, Kunal
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i5/828-831

Rice straw biomass to high energy yield biocoal by torrefaction: Indian perspective
p. 0831 | Dhakate, S. R.; Pathak, Abhishek; Jain, Prateek; Singh, Mandeep; Singh, B. P.; Subhedar, K. M.; Sharda, S. S.; Seth, R. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i5/831-838

Nutrient composition, glucosinolate and vinyl-oxazolidine-thione profiling of Indian rapeseed (Brassica juncea Coss.) meal
p. 0838 | Mahesh, M. S.; Tripathi, S. P.; Puri, Prashant M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v116/i5/838-841

Book Reviews
The Growth Delusion, David Pilling
p. 0842 | Azeez, P. A.; Raj, P. P. Nikhil

Management of Collegiate Education in the 21st Century: Some Insights, Srinivas K. Saidapur (ed.)
p. 0843 | Sharma, S. C.

Personal News
R. G. Rastogi (1929–2018)
p. 0845 | Chandra, Harish

Sitaram Rao Valluri (1924–2019)
p. 0847 | Sunder, R.; Yajnik, K. S.; Narasimha, R.

Remembering S. R. Valluri
p. 0850 | Bhogle, Srinivas

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Announcement for Awards: 2019–2020 - The Indian Science Congress Association
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Openings for Associate/Assistant Professors Energy and Environment Programme - National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bengaluru
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NASI-Reliance Industries Platinum Jubilee Awards for the Year 2019 - The National Academy of Sciences, India
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NASI-Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Awards for the Year 2019 - The National Academy of Sciences, India
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Science Academies’ Refresher Course in ‘Experimental Physics’
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Rolling Call for Faculty/Scientist Position at Physical Research Laboratory
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Second International Conference on Current Trends in Materials Science and Engineering 2019 - Institute of Engineering and Management, Kolkata
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Nominations are invited for Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology 2019
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Faculty Recruitment - National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli
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Annual National Earth System Sciences Awards – 2019 - Ministry of Earth Sciences
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