Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 79 - Issue 03: 10 Aug, 2000
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0260

Editorial
Training research students
p. 0262 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Motivate students for science communication
p. 0263 | Salwi, Dilip M.

The human face of MNCs
p. 0264 | Gupta, Parth R. Das

Current Science: A vibrant and lively journal
p. 0264 | Srinath, C. N.

On those heavenly pathogens...
p. 0264 | Komath, Manoj

On those heavenly pathogens... (Response)
p. 0266 | Hoyle, Fred; Wickramasinghe, Chandra

News
The Inter-Academy Panel and the Inter-Academy Council
p. 0266 | Tandon, P. N.

Plant genome initiatives in India
p. 0268 | Sen, Nirupa

Meeting Report
Indian Geological Congress
p. 0270 | Ranawat, P. S.

Research News
Asymmetry Pins Inscuteable
p. 0271 | Subramnyam, Deepa

Global ice cover - A Neoproterozoic puzzle
p. 0274 | Sankaran, A. V.

Opinion
Inclusion of Taxaceae in a separate order, Taxales
p. 0278 | Pant, D. D.

Commentary
Defining bio-diversity resources
p. 0280 | Gadgil, Madhav

Scientific Correspondence
Decadal variation of sea surface temperatures, cloudiness and monsoon depressions in the north Indian ocean
p. 0283 | Rajeevan, M.; De, U. S.; Prasad, R. K.

Detection of bacteriocinogenic strains of Cicer-Rhizobium modified simultaneous antagonism method
p. 0286 | Nirmala, J.; Gaur, Y. D.

The hottest chilli variety in India
p. 0287 | Mathur, Ritesh; Dangi, R. S.; Dass, S. C.; Malhotra, R. C.

Why are undergound flowering and fruiting more common in Isreal than anywhere else in the world?
p. 0289 | Lev-yadun, Simcha

General Articles
Mind and matter: The question of primacy
p. 0290 | Masani, P. R.

Education for agriculture in India: Time for change
p. 0302 | Sinha, Suresh K.

Whale shark in the Indian coast - Need for conservation
p. 0310 | Pravin, P.

Review Articles
Impact of environmental nutrient loading on the structure and functioning of terrestrial ecosystems
p. 0316 | Singh, K. P.; Tripathi, S. K.

Special Section: Microgravity Materials Science
Background and current ISRO initiatives in microgravity research programme
p. 0324 | Chakravarty, S. C.; Chandrasekharan, S.

Solidification of silver-germanium alloys under microgravity conditions
p. 0326 | Ramachandrarao, P.

Trends and opportunities in basic research in microgravity materials processingl
p. 0328 | Chattopadhyay, K.

Liquid phase sintering in microgravity
p. 0334 | Tiwari, A.

Microgravity research platforms - A study
p. 0336 | Thomas, V. A.; Reddy, C. Ananda Mohan; Prasad, N. S.

Materials science research in microgravity - Current status and an experimental case study
p. 0341 | Dhindaw, Brij K.

Ceramic dielectrics for space applictions
p. 0348 | Asokan, T.

Microgravity research programme - Announcement of opportunities
p. 0352

Research Articles
Significance of phenologically asynchronous populations of the central Himalayan oaks in drought adaptation
p. 0353 | Singh, Surendra P.; Tewari, Ashish; Singh, Shrish K.; Pathak, Girish C.

Mechanism of triggered seismicity at Koyna: An evaluation based on relocated earthquakes
p. 0358 | Rajendran, Kusala; Harish, C. M.

Research Communication
On the fractal nature of Penrose tiling
p. 0364 | Ramachandrarao, P.; Sinha, Arvind; Sanyal, D. K.

Participatory approach in varietal improvement: A case study in finger millet in India
p. 0366 | Gowda, B. T. S.; Halaswamy, B. H.; Seetharam, A.; Virk, D. S.; Witcombe, J. R.

Paradigms of participatory enhancement of rice productivity: Suggestions based on a case study in India
p. 0369 | Arunachalam, V.

Vegetation and climate in upper Spiti region, Himachal Pradesh during late Holocene
p. 0373 | Chauhan, M. S.; Mazari, R. K.; Rajagopalan, G.

Courtship and nesting behaviour of the Malabar gliding frog, Rhacophorus malabaricus (Jerdon, 1870)
p. 0377 | Kadadevaru, Girish G.; Kanamadi, Ravishankar D.

Book Reviews
Gems and Gem Industry in India
p. 0381 | Rajan, K. Govinda

The Freshwater Fishes of the Indian Region
p. 0382 | Bhat, Anuradha

Levels of Selection in Evolution
p. 0383 | Valdiya, K. S.

Personal News
S. P. Nautiyal - An obituary
p. 0385 | Valdiya, K. S.

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