Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 126 - Issue 02: 25 Jan, 2024
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0118

Guest Editorial
Nurturing the blue economy: a call for sustainable ocean utilization
p. 0119 | Shenoi, S. S. C.

News
Current Science Reports
p. 0121

Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru – 89th Annual Meeting
p. 0125 | Krishnan, Arjun R.

General Articles
100 years of Chemical Reviews: contribution of the Indian chemists
p. 0128 | Shannigrahi, Mrinmoy; Kirtania, Deep Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v126/i2/128-136

Review Articles
A comprehensive review of internet of things and cutting-edge technologies empowering smart farming
p. 0137 | Patel, Bhavin; Bhatia, Jitendra
doi: 10.18520/cs/v126/i2/137-152

Special Section: Blue Economy
Preface
p. 0153 | Shenoi, S. S. C.

From ocean science to sustainable blue economy
p. 0155 | Nayak, Shailesh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v126/i2/155-160

Prospects of the blue economy in India: emerging policy challenges and the way forward
p. 0161 | Mohanty, S. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v126/i2/161-168

Propelling India’s blue economy: technological and governance perspectives in fisheries and aquaculture
p. 0169 | Gopalakrishnan, A.; Parappurathu, Shinoj; Menon, Muktha; Suresh, V. V. R.; George, Grinson; Kizhakudan, Shoba Joe; Sukumaran, Sandhya; Ignatius, Boby
doi: 10.18520/cs/v126/i2/169-176

India’s blue economy priorities: maritime sector
p. 0177 | Balaji, Rajoo
doi: 10.18520/cs/v126/i2/177-184

Energy and freshwater in the context of blue economy
p. 0185 | Jalihal, Purnima
doi: 10.18520/cs/v126/i2/185-191

Potential of deep-sea mineral resources for the blue economy
p. 0192 | Vadakkepuliyambatta, Sunil; Roy, Parijat; Ingole, Baban S.; Raju, K. A. Kamesh; Kurian, P. John; Meloth, Thamban
doi: 10.18520/cs/v126/i2/192-199

Marine living resources – a blue future
p. 0200 | Sebastian, Wilson; Padate, V. P.; Cubelio, S. S.; Saravanane, N.; Gupta, G. V. M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v126/i2/200-207

Operational oceanographic services for the growth of blue economy in India
p. 0208 | Kumar, T. Srinivasa; Francis, P. A.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v126/i2/208-214

Harnessing the blue economy in Lakshadweep Islands through a sustainable tourism perspective
p. 0215 | Robin, R. S.; Debasis, T.; Hariharan, G.; Ramesh, R.; Purvaja, R.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v126/i2/215-221

Open sea cage culture of cobia: a catalyst for the blue economy along Indian coasts
p. 0222 | Santhanakumar, J.; Rajaprabhu, R.; Kumar, R. Sendhil; Dharani, G.; Jha, Dilip Kumar; Venkateshwaran, P.; Varthini, Shyamla; Vinithkumar, N. V.; Kirubagaran, R.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v126/i2/222-228

Marine spatial planning for a resilient and inclusive blue economy: Lakshadweep, India, a pilot study
p. 0229 | Murthy, M. V. Ramana; Usha, T.; Dash, S. K.; Raju, S. K.; Ramu, K.; Anitha, G.; Panda, U. S.; Srivastava, P. K.; Sajimol, S.; Arun, G.; Mayamanikandan, T.; Gopinath, G.; Kumar, S. Sujith; Hassanin, Mohammed; Nimalan, S. K.; Rao, Y. Umamaheswara; Anbarasu, A.; Raja, A. Vikranth; Babu, K. K. Idrees; Olsen, E.; Ravichandran, M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v126/i2/229-236

Research Articles
An experimental and first-principles density functional theory study on the charge transfer complexes of iodine with homologous series of donors
p. 0237 | Prasanna
doi: 10.18520/cs/v126/i2/237-243

A cost-effective, modular, research-grade optical microscope
p. 0244 | Bharadwaj, Anupam; Kalita, Ranjan; Kumar, Amalesh; Sarma, Anupam; Jaganathan, Bithiah G.; Kumar, Sunil; Gorlitz, Frederik; Lightley, Jonathan; Dunsby, Chris; Neil, Mark; Hollick, Callum; Graham, Jeremy; French, P. M. W.; Boruah, Bosanta R.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v126/i2/244-254

Species composition of frugivorous insects of citrus and attractant–repellent-based management of primary fruit piercer, Eudocima materna
p. 0255 | George, Anjitha; David, K. J.; Kumar, K. Kiran; Behere, G. T.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v126/i2/255-262

Blossom midge Contarinia maculipennis Felt infesting tuberose (Agave amica) flowers in India
p. 0263 | Firake, D. M.; Naga, K. C.; Dantuluri, V. S. Raju; Wagh, Y. S.; Kumar, P. Naveen; Prasad, K. V.; Prasanth, P.; Tadigiri, S.; Rajappa, J. J.; Vasanthakumar, D.; Yadav, R. S.; Girish, K. S.; Pandit, Sagar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v126/i2/263-270

Research Communications
Emerging from the Yamuna – studying an erstwhile oxbow lake in Sersa, Haryana, India
p. 0271 | Sriram, Aneesh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v126/i2/271-276

Book Reviews
A Walk Up the Hill: Living with People and Nature. Madhav Gadgil
p. 0277 | Simha, K. R. Y.

India Rising: Memoir of a Scientist. R. Chidambaram with Suresh Gangotra
p. 0279 | Sundararajan, A. R.

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Medical Research Scientists - AIG Hospitals
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Indo-German Science and Technology Centre
p. 0282

Assistant Professor - Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
p. 0283

Junior Research Fellow - Department of Molecular Oncology
p. 0283

Junior Research Fellow - Charotar University of Science and Technology, Changa
p. 0284

2023–2024/Call II - Award of DBT – Research Associateship in Biotechnology and Life Sciences
p. 0284

DST-National Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Nano Science and Technology -Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
p. 0285

Junior Research Fellowship - Physical Research Laboratory
p. 0285

Junior Research Fellowship - Physical Research Laboratory
p. 0286

Research Project - SRM Institute of Science and Technology
p. 0286

Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) in India
p. 0288

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