Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 88 - Issue 05: 10 Mar, 2005
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0672

Budget Reflections
p. 0673 | Balaram, P.

Shannon and Wiener or Shannon and Weaver?
p. 0675 | Sanjit, Laishangbam; Bhatt, Dinish

Mangroves can check the wrath of tsunami
p. 0675 | Kar, Ratan; Kar, R. K.

Stages of scientists
p. 0676 | Valluri, S. R.

Tribal literacy disparity in India
p. 0676 | Kumar, Dinesh

Status of Current Science in dissemination of knowledge
p. 0677 | Kumaran, K. P. N.

Gene pyramiding for disease resistance: A solution or illusion
p. 0677 | Sharma, Rajiv K.; Misra, B. K.

Biology, Medicine and Society: A new think tank
p. 0678 | Tibayrenc, Michel

Is Diclofenac the only cause of vulture decline?
p. 0679 | Gupta, Brij Kishor

Tsunami of 26 December 2004 and related tectonic setting
p. 0680 | Mishra, D. C.; Rajasekhar, R. P.

Arsenic - India's health crisis attracting global attention
p. 0683 | De, Minakshi

Antarctica and Arctic: India's contribution
p. 0684 | Walawalkar, Mrinalini G.

Meeting Report
Conservation agriculture for transition to sustainable agriculture
p. 0686 | Sangar, Sunita; Abrol, I. P.

India Science Award and Dan David Prize for C. N. R. Rao
p. 0687

Research News
First tomographic view of coronal mass ejections
p. 0688 | Dwivedi, B. N.; Mohan, A.

Is Yersinia pestis a distinct species?
p. 0691 | Jangid, Kamlesh; Patole, Milind S.; Shouche, Yogesh S.

From the archives
From the archives
p. 0692

Needle in the haystack: The art of scientific packaging
p. 0693 | Sitaramam, V.

Back to Jenner for a protective malaria vaccine
p. 0697 | Padmanaban, G.

Possible molecular mechanism of mechanical responses in plants
p. 0698 | Koley, Alok R.

Scientific Correspondence
Noise removal in images using isotropic finite differences
p. 0700 | Kumar, Anand

Inheritance of wilt resistance in chickpea - A molecular marker analysis
p. 0701 | Brindha, S.; Ravikumar, R. L.

Abnormality in Phlebotomus argentipes (Diptera: Psychodidae)
p. 0703 | Dinesh, D. S.; Kishore, K.; Das, P.; Bhattacharya, S. K.

New fossils of Early Stone Age man from Central Narmada Valley
p. 0704 | Sankhyan, A. R.

Reducing arsenic concentration in groundwater
p. 0707 | Saxena, V. K.; Mondal, N. C.; Singh, V. S.

Trails of the killer tsunami: A preliminary assessment using satellite remote sensing technique
p. 0709 | Ramakrishnan, D.; Ghosh, S. K.; Raja, V. K. M.; Chandran, R. Vinu; Jeyram, A.

General Articles
Mimesis and the evolution of language behaviour: Some research issues
p. 0712 | Narasimhan, R.

Accelerating the commercialization of home-grown genetically engineered crops
p. 0716 | Tuli, Rakesh; Bhatia, C. R.

Return of biodiversity in Darma valley, Dharchula Himalayas, Uttaranchal, North India following fortuitous changes in traditional lifestyle of the local inhabitants
p. 0722 | Garbyal, S. S.; Aggarwal, K. K.; Babu, C. R.

Review Articles
Plant invasions: Emerging trends and future implications
p. 0726 | Sharma, Gyan P.; Singh, J. S.; Raghubanshi, A. S.

Fertility and organic matter in submerged rice soils
p. 0735 | Sahrawat, K. L.

Apoptosis in plant disease response: A close encounter of the pathogen kind
p. 0740 | Khurana, S. M. Paul; Pandey, Suman K.; Sarkar, Debabrata; Chanemougasoundharam, A.

Research Articles
Prevailing weather conditions during summer seasons around Gangotri Glacier
p. 0753 | Singh, Pratap; Haritashya, Umesh K.; Ramasastri, K. S.; Kumar, Naresh

Wind profiler and radio acoustic sounding system at IMD, Pune: Some preliminary results
p. 0761 | Pant, G. B.; Joshi, R. R.; Damle, S. H.; Deshpande, S. M.; Singh, N.; Vashistha, R. D.; Neekhra, P.; Chande, J. V.; Kulkarni, A. A.; Pillai, J. S.

Research Communications
Signature of terrestrial influence on nitrogen isotopic composition of suspended particulate matter in the Bay of Bengal
p. 0770 | Kumar, Sanjeev; Ramesh, R.; Sheshshayee, M. S.; Sardesai, S.; Patel, P. P

Meteorite falls over India during 2003: Petrographic and chemical characterization and cosmogenic records
p. 0774 | Chattopadhyay, B. K.; Goswami, J. N.; Murty, S. V. S.; Thapliyal, A. P.; Ghosh, J. B.; Shukla, P. N.; Shukla, A. D.; Mondal, P. K.; Pant, N. C.; Sinha, N.

Cloning of canine parvovirus VP2 gene and its use as DNA vaccine in dogs
p. 0778 | Gupta, P. K.; Rai, A.; Rai, N.; Raut, A. A.; Chauhan, S.

In vitro growth inhibition of microbes by human placental extract
p. 0782 | Chakraborty, Piyali Datta; Bhattacharyya, Debasish

An altered G + C% region within potential filamentous hemagglutinin open reading frames of Ralstonia solanacearum
p. 0786 | Das, Debojyoti; Verma, Sujit Kumar; Ray, Suvendra Kumar

Identification of differentially expressed ripening-related cDNA clones from tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) using tomato EST array
p. 0792 | Anjanasree, K. N.; Srivastava, Alka; Handa, Avtar; Bansal, K. C.

Bt-cotton seed as a source of Bacillus thuringiensis insecticidal Cry1Ac toxin for bioassays to detect and monitor bollworm resistance to Bt-cotton
p. 0796 | Kranthi, K. R.; Dhawad, C. S.; Naidu, S.; Mate, K.; Patil, E.; Kranthi, S.

Introducing Stevia rebaudiana, a natural zero-calorie sweetener
p. 0801 | Megeji, N. W.; Kumar, J. K.; Singh, Virendra; Kaul, V. K.; Ahuja, P. S.

Phenological behaviour of selected tree species in tropical forests at Kodayar in the Western Ghats, Tamil Nadu, India
p. 0805 | Sundarapandian, S. M.; Chandrasekaran, S.; Swamy, P. S.

Effect of protection on regeneration in some selected village forests under community protection in Uttara Kannada district, Karnataka, India
p. 0810 | Hegde, G. T.; Murali, K. S.; Bhat, D. M.; Bhat, P. R.; Ravindranath, N. H.

Mesoscopic ductile shear zones from the Main Central Thrust zone of Bhagirathi Valley, Garhwal Higher Himalaya
p. 0815 | Tripathy, Nihar R.; Srivastava, H. B.

Reliable natural recharge estimates in granitic terrain
p. 0821 | Chand, Ramesh; Hodlur, G. K.; Prakash, M. Ravi; Mondal, N. C.; Singh, V. S.

Book Reviews
Sasyabharathi (Dakshinamnaya): A Database on Plants of South India by K. N. Ganeshaiah and R. Uma Shaanker
p. 0823 | Sanjappa, M.; Venu, P.; Albertson, D.

Pheromones and Animal Behaviour. Communication by Smell and Taste by Tristram D. Wyatt
p. 0826 | Borges, Renee M.

Personal News
Fred L. Whipple
p. 0829 | Uberoi, Chanchal

S. N. Biswas (1926-2005)
p. 0830 | Choudhury, S. Rai

Marriage effect
p. 0831 | Ramaseshan, Kausalya

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CDFD - Admission for Ph.D . program 2005
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Iladevi Cataract & IOL Research Centre (ICIRC)
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Department of Electronics Mangalore University
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Department of Applied Botany Mangalore University
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Bose Institute
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The KETS'S V.G. Vaze College of Arts, Science and Commerce
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