Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 123 - Issue 01: 10 Jul, 2022
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0006

Guest Editorial
Thermal science and engineering: Quo Vadis?
p. 0007 | Balaji, C.

Digitize types and introduce standard morphometry protocols in taxonomy
p. 0009 | Saikia, Bhaskar; Sinha, Bikramjit

Climate change hastens viral spread?
p. 0010 | Krishnan, Arjun R.

Current Science Reports
p. 0011

Genome editing: a boon for plant biologists, breeders and farmers
p. 0015 | Bansal, K. C.; Molla, Kutubuddin A.; Chinnusamy, Viswanathan

Scientific Correspondence
VL Cherry Tomato 1: a nutritionally rich cherry tomato cultivar
p. 0020 | Hedau, N. K.; Dhar, Shri; Chaudhari, G. V.; Agarwal, P. K.; Bhatt, Jagdish C.; Tuti, M.; Hooda, K. S.; Mishra, K. K.; Pal, R. S.

Sub-alpine Himalayan birch in cold arid Lahaul-Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, India: a proxy of winter/early spring minimum temperature
p. 0022 | Singh, Vikram; Misra, Krishna G.; Yadava, Akhilesh K.; Yadav, Ram R.

General Articles
Mega Science Programme in India – evolution and prospects
p. 0026 | Asthana, Praveer
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i1/26-36

Analysis of straying leopards and their human societal interface in Rajasthan, India
p. 0037 | Sen, Monali; Kumar, Shalabh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i1/37-42

Review Articles
Stable and upgraded horizontal datum for India
p. 0043 | Dhar, Sujata; Balasubramanian, Nagarajan; Dikshit, Onkar; Schuh, Harald
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i1/43-51

Research Articles
Significance of altered glycosyltransferase expression levels in oral cancer
p. 0052 | Goni, Mallikarjun; Desai, Anil Kumar; Kumar, Niranjan; Hegde, Veda; Javaregowda, Palaksha Kanive; Virupakshaiah, D. B. M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i1/52-58

Green synthesis, characterization and applications of TiO2 nanoparticles using aqueous extract of Erythrina variegata leaves
p. 0059 | Selvi, Jayaram Mari; Murugalakshmi, Mariappan; Sami, Ponnusamy; Gnanaprakash, Mariappan; Thanalakshmi, R.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i1/59-66

Rarity analysis of an endangered tropical tree species of the Western Ghats, India
p. 0067 | Subin, K.; Jose, P. A.; Vivek, A. S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i1/67-72

Modelling freshwater plume in the Bay of Bengal with artificial neural networks
p. 0073 | Sumangala, Dhanya; Joshi, Apurva; Warrior, Hari
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i1/73-80

Seasonal activity of Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) in maize agroecosystem of South India
p. 0081 | Pradeep, Palam; Deshmukh, Sharanabasappa S.; Sannathimmappa, H. G.; Kalleshwaraswamy, C. M.; Firake, Dnyaneshwar M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i1/81-86

Effect of post-anthesis high temperature on seed longevity and vigour in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)
p. 0087 | Sanyal, Archana; Joshi, Monika A.; Tomar, Bhoopal Singh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i1/87-92

Research Communication
Identification of smectites by IR and LIBS instruments of SuperCam Suite onboard Mars 2020 Perseverance rover: comments on the Non-retrieval of First Drill Core
p. 0093 | Sarkar, Subham; Bose, Narayan; Bhattacharya, Satadru; Bhandari, Subhash
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i1/93-96

Introduction of Bambusa tulda Roxb. along with shifting cultivation as a sustainable bioresource in North East India
p. 0097 | Konyak, Pangwan M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i1/97-100

Rainwater management for sustainable production of citrus in central India
p. 0100 | Panigrahi, Pravukalyan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i1/100-104

Book Reviews
Annual Review of Medicine, 2021. Mary E. Klotman, Michael S. Parmacek and Howard A. Rockman (eds)
p. 0105 | Kartha, C. C.

Bedeviled: A Shadow History of Demons in Science. Jimena Canales
p. 0107 | Raina, Dhruv

Personal News
S. Varadarajan (1928–2022)
p. 0109 | Sivaram, S.

Historical Notes
A device used and some methods practised by Tamil mariners in the mid-19th century: notes of Harry Congreve, Madras Infantry, 1850
p. 0111 | Raman, Anantanarayanan

Sun Pharma Science Foundation
p. 0120

Bilateral Workshops - Indo-German Science and Technology Centre
p. 0121

National Postdoctoral Fellowship in Nano Science and Technology - Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
p. 0122

Research Associate I - Indian Institute of Technology
p. 0122

Junior Research Fellow - Charotar University of Science & Technology
p. 0123

Admissions to M.Tech./M.Sc. (Integrated) Programmes - SASTRA
p. 0124

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