Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 120 - Issue 06: 25 Mar, 2021
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0970

Guest Editorial
The case for hydrogen economy
p. 0971 | Yadav, Ganapati D.

Satish Dhawan
p. 0973 | Singh, Jai P.

Identifying gifted children
p. 0974 | Chatterji, Dipankar

p. 0974 | Kurup, Anitha

Current Science Reports
p. 0975

Meeting Report
Climate change awareness and resilience building among rural women in the Himalaya, India
p. 0979 | Rai, Sumit; Kuniyal, Jagdish Chandra; Singh, Mithilesh; Kesarwani, Kapil

General Articles
New farm Acts, 2020: rationale and challenges
p. 0981 | Srivastava, S. K.; Saxena, Raka
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/981-988

Potential of underutilized wild crops in Koraput, Odisha, India for improving nutritional security and promoting climate resilience
p. 0989 | Panda, Debabrata; Palita, Sharat Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/989-996

Specimens of William Roxburgh in the Central National Herbarium at the A.J.C. Bose Indian Botanic Garden, Howrah
p. 0997 | Noltie, Henry John; Kumar, Anand; Bharati, Kumar Avinash; Bhattacharjee, Avishek; Krishna, Gopal
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/997-1006

Soil erosion and policy initiatives in India
p. 1007 | Mandal, Debashis; Giri, Nishita
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/1007-1012

Climate change, cryosphere and impacts in the Indian Himalayan Region
p. 1012 | Dimri, A. P.; Allen, S.; Huggel, C.; Mal, S.; Ballesteros-Cánovas, J. A.; Rohrer, M.; Shukla, A.; Tiwari, P.; Maharana, P.; Bolch, T.; Thayyen, R. J.; Stoffel, M.; Pandey, Aayushi

Review Articles
Microbial bioremediation of heavy metals
p. 1013 | Tayang, Amanso; Songachan, L. S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/1013-1025

Research Articles
INSAT-3DR-rapid scan operations for weather monitoring over India
p. 1026 | Mohapatra, M.; Mitra, A. K.; Singh, Virendra; Mukherjee, S. K.; Navria, Kavita; Prashar, Vikram; Tyagi, Ashish; Verma, Atul Kumar; Devi, Sunitha; Prasad, V. S.; Ramesh, Mudumba; Kumar, Raj
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/1026-1034

Allelopathic potential and allelochemicals in different intercrops for weed management in rainfed cotton
p. 1035 | Verma, Pooja; Blaise, D.; Sheeba, J. Annie; Manikandan, A.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/1035-1039

Prediction of potential drug targets for cutaneous leishmaniasis by Leishmania major and Leishmania tropica: a quantitative proteomics and bioinformatics approach
p. 1040 | Amiri-Dashatan, Nasrin; Ashrafmansouri, Marzieh; Rezaei-Tavirani, Mostafa; Koushki, Mehdi; Ahmadi, Nayebali
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/1040-1049

Does plant root architecture respond to potassium under water stress? A case from rice seedling root responses
p. 1050 | Patel, Dipika S.; Kirti, Bardhan; Dhiraji, P. Patel; Vipulkumar, Parekh; Suchismita, Jena; Ajay, V. Narwade; Harshadkumar, N. Chhatrola
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/1050-1056

Endemic Philippine teak (Tectona philippinensis Benth. & Hook. f.) and associated flora in the coastal landscapes of Verde Island Passage, Luzon Island, Philippines
p. 1057 | Caringal, Anacleto M.; Buot, Jr, Inocencio E.; Villanueva, Elaine Loreen C.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/1057-1065

Origin and source characterization of methane in the shallow-water environment of Southern Lake Tanganyika Rift Basin, Tanzania
p. 1066 | Bishanga, Januarius Matata; Qiang, Jin
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/1066-1073

Ground motion prediction equation for earthquakes along the Western Himalayan arc
p. 1074 | Srinagesh; Singh, S. K.; Arroyo, D.; Srinivas, D.; Suresh, G.; Suresh, G.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/1074-1082

Research Communications
Biomass accumulation and carbon stock in different agroforestry systems prevalent in the Himalayan foothills, India
p. 1083 | Kumar, Amit; Tewari, Salil; Singh, Hukum; Kumar, Parmanand; Kumar, Narendra; Bisht, Sarita; Devi, Suruchi; Nidhi; Kaushal, Rajesh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/1083-1088

BDNF protects photoreceptors from light-induced oxidative stress through upregulating CERKL in vitro
p. 1088 | He, Qianwen; Yang, Juan; Gao, Mengting; Wen, Yinxian
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/1088-1091

Development of vulnerability framework for assessing the air pollution-related health impacts in four districts of Delhi, India
p. 1092 | Singh, Anoop Raj; Oli, Neha
doi: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/1092-1098

Book Reviews
Conceptual Breakthroughs in Evolutionary Ecology. Laurence Mueller
p. 1099 | Joshi, Amitabh

Fifty Years in the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry. M. D. Nair
p. 1100 | Dikshit, Madhu

Perennial Grasses for Bioenergy and Bioproducts: Production Uses, Sustainability and Markets for Giant Reed, Miscanthus, Switchgrass, Reed Canary Grass and Bamboo. Efthymia Alexopoulou (ed.)
p. 1101 | Singh, Kripal

Personal News
Paul Josef Crutzen (1933-2021)
p. 1102 | Sinha, Vinayak

Historical Notes
Hidden treasures of the past
p. 1107 | Dhurandhar, Sanjeev

Admission to the NIAS Doctoral Programme 2021-2022 - National Institute of Advanced Studies
p. 1113

Junior Research Fellowship - SRM University, AP
p. 1114

Applications/Nominations are Invited for the Post of Director, National Institute of Immunology (NII), on Deputation (ISTC), New Delhi, India
p. 1115

Applications/Nominations for Appointment to the Post of Director - Indian Institute of Geomagnetism
p. 1116

Research Scholar - Indian Institute of Geomagnetism
p. 1117

Admission Notice - Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research
p. 1118

Junior Research Fellow - SRM University, AP
p. 1118

Principal Scientist (Solar Energy) - Job Opening
p. 1119

Principal Scientist (Thermo-Chemical Conversion Division) - Job Opening
p. 1119

Principal Scientist (Bio-chemical Conversion Technology Division) - Job Opening
p. 1120

Junior Research Fellow - SRM University, AP
p. 1120

Junior Research Fellow - SRM University, AP
p. 1121

Notification - Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment
p. 1121

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