Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 123 - Issue 05: 10 Sep, 2022
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0622

Guest Editorial
Insects for food, feed, pharmaceuticals and therapy: need for development
p. 0623 | Shrivastava, S. K.

KVPY: Pre-mature death in two decades
p. 0625 | Chatterji, Dipankar

Disposal of medicines
p. 0625 | Rao, K. Kesava

Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru – 33rd Mid-Year Meeting
p. 0626 | Priya, S.; Krishnan, Arjun R.

Current Science Reports
p. 0628

Scientific Correspondence
Current need for identifying and preserving pigments in the prehistoric cave paintings of India
p. 0632 | Mohanty, Chandra Sekhar; Pattanayak, Rojalin

Coloured bivalves from the Middle Eocene of Kutch, India
p. 0633 | Syed, Rosina; Sarkar, Sampa; Sengupta, S.

General Articles
India’s management and governance in protecting the stratospheric ozone layer
p. 0635 | Garima, -
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i5/635-641

Review Articles
Nanoparticles mitigate arsenic stress in plants by modulating defence mechanisms
p. 0642 | Thounaojam, Thorny Chanu; Khan, Zesmin; Meetei, Thounaojam Thomas; Panda, Sanjib Kumar; Upadhyaya, Hrishikesh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i5/642-649

Research Articles
Multifunctional toxin phospholipase A2 (PLA2) in Naja oxiana venom, a promising target for 2,5-disubstituted-1,3,4-oxadiazole derivatives
p. 0650 | Tariq, Rabia; Hassan, Ejaz Ul; Anjum, Moeen; Khan, Muhammad Nawaz; Ashraf, Zaman; Alam, Fiaz; Mannan, Abdul; Amirzada, Muhammad Imran; Asad, Muhammad Hassham Hassan Bin
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i5/650-657

Physiological, biochemical and molecular manifestations in response to seed priming with elicitors under drought in cotton
p. 0658 | Kumar, Himanshu; Verma, Pooja; John, Suchit A.; Blaise, D.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i5/658-666

Can farm mechanization enhance small farmers’ income? Lessons from Lower Shivalik Hills of the Indian Himalayan Region
p. 0667 | Roy, Pinaki; Hansra, B. S.; Burman, R. R.; Bhattacharyya, Sangeeta; Roy, T. N.; Ahmed, Rouf
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i5/667-676

Traffic noise pollution assessment along the Ring Road of Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
p. 0677 | Singh, Reeta; Pant, Dipesh Raj; Baniya, Resham
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i5/677-686

Risk assessment of drowning incidents at Aksa Beach, Mumbai, India
p. 0687 | Gadkari, Deepali; Das, Subhankar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i5/687-693

Weaver ant, Oecophylla smaragdina (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) headspace volatiles deter oviposition in female Oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae)
p. 0694 | Jayanthi, P. D. Kamala; Kumar, P. Saravan; Vyas, Meenal
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i5/694-702

Research Communication
Observation of bee pollinators (Apoidea) on a medicinal plant, Lippia alba (Mill.) (Verbenaceae)
p. 0703 | Rameshkumar, A.; Sardar, S.; Majumder, B.; Dey, S.; Kazmi, S. I.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i5/703-707

Is crop diversification vulnerable to climate, agricultural and socio-economic factors in Himachal Pradesh, India?
p. 0707 | Singh, Pardeep; Adhale, Pradipkumar; Guleria, Amit; Vaidya, Manoj K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i5/707-711

Book Reviews
Pediatric Reference Intervals, Eighth Edition. Edward C. C. Wong, Carlo Brugnara, Joely Straseski, Mark D. Kellogg and Khosrow Adeli
p. 0712 | Shivashanker, Sweta; Kulkarni, Jayashree D.

Annual Review of Phytopathology, 2021. Jan E. Leach and Steven E. Lindow (eds)
p. 0712 | Sridhar, R.

Saraswati: The River Par Excellence. S. K. Acharyya, Kunal Ghosh and Amal Kar (eds)
p. 0715 | Tandon, S. K.

PhD Degree Admissions - SRM University
p. 0717

Assistant Library and Information Officer - National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bengaluru
p. 0718

Science Academies’ Summer Research Fellowship Program for Students and Teachers – 2023
p. 0719

Focus Area Science Technology-Summer Fellowship [FAST-SF] Program – 2023
p. 0720

DST-National Postdoctoral Fellowship in Nano Science and Technology - Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
p. 0721

Junior Research Fellowship - Physical Research Laboratory
p. 0721

Director - Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment
p. 0722

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