Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 80 - Issue 08: 25 Apr, 2001
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0907

Editorial
G. N. Ramachandran
p. 0909 | Balaram, P.; Ramaseshan, S.

Correspondence
The Gujarat earthquake catastrophe - Lessons to be learnt for disaster preparedness
p. 0911 | Roonwal, G. S.

Health hazards of mosquito repellants
p. 0911 | Shashidhar, V. R.

Taxonomy in India
p. 0912 | Sundaresan, V.; Kathiravan, K.; Seshadri, S.; Ignacimuthu, S.

Regional biosystematic research centres
p. 0913 | Ananthakrishnan, T. N.

News
New developments in superconductivity
p. 0914 | Rao, K. R.

India to host International Chemistry Olympiad in Mumbai
p. 0914 | Kumar, Arvind; Sathyamurthy, N.

Meeting Report
Indo-French workshop on weak intermolecular interactions
p. 0915 | Nangia, Ashwini K.; Fourmigué, Marc

Scientific Correspondence
Antiplasmodial effect of three medicinal plants: A preliminary study
p. 0917 | Devi, C. Usha; Valecha, Neena; Atul, P. K.; Pillai, C. R.

Food of the snail, Pomacea bridgesi, introduced in India
p. 0919 | Aditya, G.; Raut, S. K.

Endurance exercise-induced alterations in antioxidant enzymes of old albino male rats
p. 0921 | Sriram, K. Indira; Lakshmi, Ch. Jhansi

Population fluctuation of entomopathogenic nematode, Heterorhabditis sp. in South Andaman as influenced by weather parameters
p. 0923 | Prasad, G. Shyam; Singh, P. K.; Ranganath, H. R.

General Articles
Technological developments and cotton production in India and China
p. 0925 | Choudhary, Bhagirath; Laroia, Gaurav

Review Articles
Phytomelanin in Compositae
p. 0933 | Pandey, A. K.; Dhakal, M. R.

Research Articles
Forest cover assessment in western Himalayas, Himachal Pradesh using IRS 1C/1D WiFS data
p. 0941 | Joshi, P. K.; Singh, Sarnam; Agarwal, Shefali; Roy, P. S.

Special Section: Soft Condensed Matter (Guest Editors: P. S. Goyal)
Colloidal dispersions and phase transitions in charged colloids
p. 0948 | Tata, B. V. R.

Laser-induced freezing in 2-d colloids
p. 0959 | Das, Chinmay; Chaudhuri, Pinaki; Sood, A. K.; Krishnamurthy, H. R.

Micellar structure and inter-micelle interactions in micellar solutions: Results of small angle neutron scattering studies
p. 0972 | Goyal, P. S.; Aswal, V. K.

Vesicles and worm-like micelles: Structure, dynamics and transformations
p. 0980 | Hassan, P. A.; Narayanan, Janaky; Manohar, C.

Uses and applications of microemulsions
p. 0990 | Paul, Bidyut K.; Moulik, Satya P.

Block copolymers - Their microdomain formation (in solid state) and surfactant behaviour (in solution)
p. 1002 | Bahadur, Pratap

Dynamics in thermoreversible polymer gels
p. 1008 | Bohidar, H. B.

Recent advances in thermotropic liquid crystals
p. 1018 | Madhusudana, N. V.

Elasticity of thermotropic liquid crystals
p. 1026 | Singh, Yashwant

Vortex matter and its phase transitions
p. 1036 | Chaddah, P.; Roy, S. B.

Research Communication
Assessment of genetic variability and strain identification of Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae using RAPD-PCR and IS1112-based PCR
p. 1043 | Gupta, V. S.; Rajebhosale, M. D.; Sodhi, M.; Singh, Sukhwinder; Gnanamanickam, S. S.; Dhaliwal, H. S.; Ranjekar, P. K.

Application of PCR fingerprinting techniques for identification and discrimination of Salmonella isolates
p. 1049 | Tikoo, Anjali; Tripathi, A. K.; Verma, S. C.; Agrawal, N.; Nath, Gopal

Dinosaur bones from Meghalaya
p. 1053 | Mishra, U. K.; Sen, S.

Disturbance time variation of geomagnetic vertical field in the Indian equatorial electrojet
p. 1056 | Rastogi, R. G.

Major lineaments and gravity-magnetic trends in Saurashtra, India (1059) | Research Communications
p. 1059 | Mishra, D. C.; Singh, Bijendra; Gupta, S. B.; Rao, M. R. K. Prabhakar; Singh, A. P.; Chandrasekhar, D. V.; Hodlur, G. K.; Rao, M. B. S. V.; Tiwari, V. M.; Laxman, G.; Raju, D. Ch. Venkata; Kumar, V. Vijaya; Rajesh, R. S.; Rao, V. Babu; Chetty, T. R. K.

A note on palaeomagnetic evidence to show tectonic deformation in the Deccan Volcanic Province of Saurashtra, western India
p. 1067 | Sethna, S. F.; Sethna, B. S.; Kothare, Prajakta; Rao, D. R. K.; Saraf, P. D.; Venkateshwarlu, M.; Patil, S. K.

Book Reviews
Plant Breeding - Theory and Practice
p. 1070 | Gupta, P. K.

Annual Review of Phytopathology
p. 1071 | Shetty, H. Shekar

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