Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 121 - Issue 12: 25 Dec, 2021
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1518

Guest Editorial
COVID-19: India’s endemic phase heralds the beginning of the end of the pandemic
p. 1519 | John, T. Jacob

Correspondence
Better methods and search words to improve bibliometric studies
p. 1521 | Ho, Yuh-Shan

Response by
p. 1521 | Zou, Lu-Xi; Sun, Ling

Wasteland or degraded land – the dilemma continues
p. 1522 | Arunachalam, A.; Ramanan, S. Suresh

Response by
p. 1523 | Sreenivas, K.; Sujatha, G.; Mitran, Tarik; Suresh, K. G. Janaki Rama; Ravisankar, T.; Rao, P. V. N.

Fisheries ecolabelling – clearing the haze
p. 1523 | Mohamed, K. Sunil; Malayilethu, Vinod

Response by
p. 1524 | Ramachandran, C.; Parappurathu, S.

News
Current Science Reports
p. 1525

The 2021 Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar Prize of Plasma Physics
p. 1529 | Khan, Sameen Ahmed

Opinion
Marine litter monitoring studies in India – gaps and challenges
p. 1530 | Markose, Vipin Joseph; Ramasamy, E. V.

Lessons not learnt even after witnessing ample disasters
p. 1531 | Sandilyan, S.

Commentary
Why nudging farmers for volunteer adoption of soil and water conservation technologies in rainfed areas of India is challenging?
p. 1533 | Kumar, Suresh; Singh, D. R.; Madhu, M.; Bishnoi, Rajesh

Engineering apomixis in rice
p. 1535 | Kaushal, P.; Roy, A. K.; Malaviya, D. R.

General Articles
Parasitic flowering plants on postal stamps: vehicles for learning
p. 1538 | Nickrent, Daniel L.; Vartak, Ajit
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i12/1538-1548

Why are the builders and operators of dams and hydels in the Hindu Kush–Karakoram–Himalaya so poorly prepared for hydroclimatic hazards?
p. 1549 | Srivastava, Pradeep; Lim, Han She; Wasson, Robert
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i12/1549-1552

Review Articles
Fungal degradation of cultural heritage monuments and management options
p. 1553 | Tyagi, Prachi; Verma, Rajesh K.; Jain, Neeraj
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i12/1553-1560

Research Articles
A grounded theory approach for the assessment of urban development policies in Indian cities
p. 1561 | Kumar, Sanjeev; Dhote, Krishna Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i12/1561-1571

The inter-linking of rivers and biodiversity conservation: a study of Panna Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh, India
p. 1572 | Parveen, Talat; Ilyas, Orus
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i12/1572-1583

Long-term monitoring of land-use/land-cover change in Morena district, Madhya Pradesh, India, using EO satellite data
p. 1584 | Tiwari, Ajay; Tomar, Shivraj Singh; Katare, Vivek; Vyas, S. P.; Dhinwa, P. S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i12/1584-1593

Biomass, productivity and carbon sequestration of Tectona grandis and Gmelina arborea-based silvipastoral system
p. 1594 | Toppo, Preeti; Oraon, P. R.; Singh, Bijay Kumar; Kumar, Abhay
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i12/1594-1599

Predicting the brown planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens (Stål) (Hemiptera: Delphacidae) potential distribution under climatic change scenarios in India
p. 1600 | Guru-Pirasanna-Pandi, Govindharaj; Choudhary, Jaipal Singh; Chemura, Abel; Basana-Gowda, G.; Annamalai, Mahendran; Patil, Naveenkumar; Adak, Totan; Rath, Prakash Chandra
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i12/1600-1609

Understanding cultural ecosystem services of multifunctional agroforestry: a study from the foothills of the Nilgiris, Western Ghats, India
p. 1610 | Keerthika, A.; Parthiban, K. T.; Kumar, D. Suresh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i12/1610-1618

Research Communication
Influence of gibberellic acid on seedlessness in jamun (Syzygium cumini L. Skeels)
p. 1619 | Raja, K.; Rani, M. S. Aneesa
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i12/1619-1622

Soil organic carbon dynamics in Populus deltoides plantations using RothC-model in the Indo-Gangetic region of India
p. 1623 | Panwar, Pankaj; Chauhan, Sanjeev; Das, D. K.; Kaushal, Rajesh; Arora, Gurveen; Chaturvedi, Sumit
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i12/1623-1627

Book Reviews
Rocks and Rock Formations: A Key to Identification (Princeton Field Guides). Jürg Meyer (translated by Mark Epstein)
p. 1628 | Rao, N. V. Chalapathi

Personal News
Trilochan Pradhan (1929–2021)
p. 1629 | Khare, Avinash

I. B. S. Passi (1939–2021)
p. 1631 | Maheshwary, Sugandha

Institutional Members
Institutional Members
p. 1633

Acknowledgements
Acknowledgements
p. 1641

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