Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 84 - Issue 11: 10 Jun, 2003
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1378

Editorial
An editor's pleasure
p. 1379 | Balaram, P.

Correspondence
Interlinking of rivers: A climatic viewpoint
p. 1381 | Gurjar, B. R.

Ph Ds and the development of a research culture in Indian universities
p. 1382 | Karuppayil, S. Mohan

On behalf of the resident Indians
p. 1383 | Murukesapillai, K.

More on IITs
p. 1383 | Bose, D. N.

Teaching vs research in Indian universities
p. 1384 | Venkatesha, M. G.

Viviparity in reptiles
p. 1385 | Shanbhag, Bhagyashri A.

Contract teaching: Is permanence the cause of academic woes?
p. 1385 | John, S.

News
Celebrating the double helix
p. 1386 | Sen, Nirupa

Research News
MHD seismology of the solar corona
p. 1388 | Dwivedi, B. N.; Mohan, A.; Pandey, V. S.

Commentary
Linking of major rivers of India---bane or boon?
p. 1390 | Radhakrishna, B. P.

From the archives
From the archives
p. 1395

Random selections
Random selections
p. 1396

Scientific Correspondence
Foliar application of Photorhabdus luminescens, symbiotic bacteria from entomopathogenic nematode Heterorhabditis indica, to kill cabbage butterfly Pieris brassicae
p. 1397 | Mohan, Sharad; Raman, Rajagopal; Gaur, H. S.

Microbial contamination of various water sources in Delhi
p. 1398 | Sharma, Sachin; Singh, I.; Virdi, J. S.

A potential Aspergillus species for biodegradation of polymeric materials
p. 1399 | Upreti, M. C.; Srivastava, R. B.

Possible amelioration of hyperthyroidism by the leaf extract of Annona squamosa
p. 1402 | Panda, Sunanda; Kar, Anand

General Articles
Indian plan for satellite-based navigation systems for civil aviation
p. 1405 | Kibe, S. V.

Review Articles
A coordination chemist's view of the active sites of mononuclear molybdenum enzymes
p. 1412 | Basu, Partha; Stolz, John F.; Smith, Michael T.

Research Articles
Thermoluminescence from spinach leaf without excitation by any radiation or external stimuli: Stimulatory role of thermal fluctuations
p. 1419 | Bhattacharjee, S. K.

Geoid generation and subsurface structure delineation under the Bay of Bengal, India using satellite altimeter data
p. 1428 | Rajesh, S.; Majumdar, T. J.

Research Communication
Self-assembled growth of calcite particles on a tobacco film
p. 1437 | Sinha, Arvind; Chakraborty, Jui; Das, Swapan Kumar; Ramachandrarao, P.

SPOT VEGETATION multi temporal data for classifying vegetation in south central Asia
p. 1440 | Agrawal, Shefali; Joshi, P. K.; Shukla, Yogita; Roy, P. S.

Effect of disturbance on the regeneration of four dominant and economically important woody species in a broad-leaved subtropical humid forest of Meghalaya, northeast India
p. 1449 | Mishra, B. P.; Tripathi, R. S.; Tripathi, O. P.; Pandey, H. N.

Age of the Karakoram fault activation: 40Ar-- 39Ar geochronological study of Shyok suture zone in northern Ladakh, India
p. 1454 | Bhutani, Rajneesh; Pande, Kanchan; Desai, Nikhil

Azadirachtin use efficiency in commercial neem formulations
p. 1459 | Kumar, A. R. V.; Jayadevi, H. C.; Ashoka, H. J.; Chandrashekara, K.

Ropalidia marginata -- a primitively eusocial wasp society headed by behaviourally non-dominant queens
p. 1464 | Sumana, A.; Gadagkar, Raghavendra

Studies on the reproductive behaviour of the common catopra, Pristolepis marginata Jerdon (Nandidae--Perciformes) under captive conditions
p. 1468 | Mercy, T. V. Anna; Jacob, Eapen; Thomas, Raju K.

Book Reviews
S. N. Bose -- The Immortal Scientist. C. V. Raman -- The Scientist Extraordinary. Meghnad Saha -- Scientist with a Social Mission
p. 1474 | Bhattacharya, S. K.

Megadiversity Conservation: Flora, Fauna and Medicinal Plants of India's Hotspots
p. 1475 | Daniels, R. J. Ranjit

Arbuscular Mycorrhizae: Interactions in plants, rhizosphere and soils
p. 1476 | Bagyaraj, D. J.

Personal News
M. R. Das
p. 1477 | Pande, Gopal

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p. 1478

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p. 1480

Refresher Course on Physics: The Atmosphere and the Ocean
p. 1482

Refresher Course: Experimental Physics
p. 1483

Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar
p. 1484

CFTRI, Mysore
p. 1485

NEERI Award: 2002
p. 1486

IACS, Kolkata
p. 1486

Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology
p. 1487

IIT, Roorkee
p. 1487

Project Directorate on Poultry, Hyderabad
p. 1487

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