Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 77 - Issue 01: 10 Jul, 1999
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0004

Editorial
A profusion of academies
p. 0005 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Counterpoint: Least we forget
p. 0007 | Sarma, V. V. S.

Sanctions
p. 0007 | Tandon, P. N.

Young student scientists programme
p. 0008 | Balakumar, T.

Reappraisal of an ancient text on elephants
p. 0009 | Bandopadhyay, Anita; Brahmachary, R. L.

News
Ewald Prize for G. N. Ramachandran
p. 0010

Radio astronomers tackle pulsar weather
p. 0011

Research News
Mantle degassing of noble gases - Implications of recent experiments
p. 0013 | Sankaran, A. V.

Scientific Correspondence
Diffused palmoplanter keratoderma - A case study of dominant mutant type of congenital syndrome in Midnapore, India
p. 0015 | Dutta, T. K.; Bhattacharya, T.

Field evaluation of HRP-2 antigen detection test kit for Plasmodium falciparum malaria
p. 0017 | Dev, Vas

Coastal sand dunes - A neglected ecosystem
p. 0019 | Arun, A. B.; Beena, K. R.; Raviraja, N. S.; Sridhar, K. R.

29 March 1999 Chamoli earthquake: A preliminary report on earthquake-induced landslides using IRS-1C/1D data
p. 0021 | Ravindran, K. V.; Philip, G.

General Articles
Integrated Pest Management: Looking back & Forward
p. 0026 | Sankaran, A.

Behavioural dynamics in the biological control of insects: Role of infochemicals
p. 0033 | Ananthakrishnan, T. N.

Sustainable agriculture and fertilizer use
p. 0038 | Prasad, Rajendra

Special Section: Fermentation - Science and Technology (Guest Editor: Mustansir Barma)
Biogas production technology: An Indian perspective
p. 0044 | Nagamani, B.; Ramasamy, K.

Ethanol fermentation technology - Zymomonas mobilis
p. 0056 | Gunasekaran, P.; Raj, K. Chandra

Immobilized enzymes in bioprocess
p. 0069 | Dsouza, S. F.

Microbial enzyme technology as an alternative to conventional chemicals in leather industry (
p. 0080 | Kamini, N. R.; Hemachander, C.; Mala, J. Geraldine Sandana; Puvanakrishnan, R.

Microbial fermentations with immobilized cells
p. 0087 | Ramakrishna, S. V.; Prakasham, R. S.

Microbial lipases: Potential biocatalysts for the future industry
p. 0101 | Saxena, R. K.; Ghosh, P. K.; Gupta, Rani; Davidson, W. Sheba; Bradoo, Sapna; Gulati, Ruchi

Microbial production of biosurfactants and their importance
p. 0116 | Karanth, N. G. K.; Deo, P. G.; Veenanadig, N. K.

Microbial transformations: Production of d-amino acids using hydantoinase
p. 0127 | Sharma, Rakesh; Vohra, Rakesh M.

Microbial xylanases for paper industry
p. 0137 | Srinivasan, M. C.; Rele, Meenakshi V.

Production and use of microbial enzymes for dairy processing: A review
p. 0143 | Neelakantan, S.; Mohanty, A. K.; Kaushik, Jai K.

Solid state fermentation for the production of industrial enzymes
p. 0149 | Pandey, Ashok; Selvakumar, P.; Soccol, Carlos R.; Nigam, Poonam

Research Articles
Radiative effects of desert aerosols
p. 0163 | Dimri, A. P.; Jain, V. K.

Research Communication
The torsional mechanism of energy transfer in ATP synthase
p. 0167 | Nath, Sunil; Rohatgi, Hirdesh; Saha, Anjanabha

Ground penetrating radar ice thickness measurements of Dokriani bamak (Glacier), Garhwal Himalaya
p. 0169 | Gergan, J. T.; Dobhal, D. P.; Kaushik, Rambir

Association of a phytoplasma with witches' broom, a new disease of acid lime (Citrus aurantifolia)
p. 0174 | Ghosh, D. K.; Das, A. K.; Singh, Shyam; Singh, S. J.; Ahlawat, Y. S.

Body size and fitness characters in Drosophila malerkotliana
p. 0178 | Hegde, S. N.; Krishna, M. S.

Ancient shorelines of Gujarat, India, during the Indus civilization (Late Mid-Holocene): A study based on archaeological evidences
p. 0180 | Gaur, A. S.; Vora, K. H.

Book Reviews
Towing Icebergs, Falling Dominoes, and other Adventures in Applied Mathematics
p. 0186 | Shankar, P. N.

New Trends in Microbial Ecology
p. 0187 | Srinivasan, M. C.

Bats of the Indian Sub-continent
p. 0188 | Krishnan, Riki

Historical Notes
Bioelectricity and the rhythms of sensitive plants - The biophysical research of Jagadis Chandra Bose
p. 0189 | Shepherd, V. A.

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p. 0196

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p. 0197

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p. 0197

Post Graduate Department of Botany Nagpur University Campus
p. 0198

Sponsored Research and Industrial Consultancy
p. 0198

The Institute of Science
p. 0199

Current Science - Submission in Electronic Form
p. 0199

Chemical Research Society of India
p. 0200

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