Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 89 - Issue 06: 25 Sep, 2005
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0914

Editorial
DBT's National Strategy for the Development of Biotechnology
p. 0915 | Muralidhar, K.

Correspondence
Spirit of bushido
p. 0917 | Rajanikanth, A.

Indian wisdom and aging research
p. 0917 | Rao, Kalluri Subba

Plagiarism: A librarian's view
p. 0918 | Singh, S. N.

The Valley of Flowers - A newly declared World Heritage Site
p. 0919 | Kala, Chandra Prakash

Antidiabetic effect of Annona squamosa (L. )
p. 0920 | Shirwaikar, Annie

A commentary on scientific integrity
p. 0921 | Rajendran, C. P.

A commentary on scientific integrity(Response)
p. 0921 | Jade, Sridevi

The Bhopal gas tragedy: Evidence for cyanide poisoning not convincing
p. 0923 | Gassert, Thomas H.; Dhara, V. Ramana

The Bhopal gas tragedy: Evidence for cyanide poisoning not convincing(Response)
p. 0924 | Sriramachari, S.

News
Microbial diversity
p. 0926 | Satyanarayana, T.

Unconventional pests
p. 0929 | De, Minakshi

Research News
Rice blast fungus sequenced
p. 0930 | Roy-barman, Subhankar; Chattoo, Bharat B.

It's all in your colour
p. 0932 | Bhattacharya, Dyuti

Scientific Correspondence
Plant proteins in fish feed: An additional analysis
p. 0934 | Krishnankutty, N.

Differential rooting and sprouting behaviour of two Jatropha species and associated physiological and biochemical changes
p. 0936 | Kochhar, Sunita; Kochhar, V. K.; Singh, S. P.; Katiyar, R. S.; Pushpangadan, P.

The first dolphin fossil from the Miocene of Korea
p. 0939 | Lim, Jong-deock

General Articles
Ancient shell industry at Bet Dwarka Island
p. 0941 | Gaur, A. S.; Sundaresh; Patankar, Vardhan

Ernst Mayr and evolutionary biology: Polemics and synthesis
p. 0947 | Borges, Renee M.

Review Articles
Oryza glaberrima: A source for the improvement of Oryza sativa
p. 0955 | Sarla, N.; Swamy, B. P. Mallikarjuna

Emerging paradigms of tree phenology in dry tropics
p. 0964 | Singh, K. P.; Kushwaha, C. P.

Research Articles
Habitat and microhabitat distribution of stream insect communities of the Western Ghats
p. 0976 | Subramanian, K. A.; Sivaramakrishnan, K. G.

Electrochemical behaviour of microbes on orthodontic wires
p. 0988 | Maruthamuthu, S.; Rajasekar, A.; Sathiyanarayanan, S.; Muthukumar, N.; Palaniswamy, N.

Research Communication
A new precision improvement in zenith tropospheric delay estimation by GPS
p. 0997 | Jin, S. G.; Park, P. H.

Efficient microwave-assisted hydrolysis of triolein and synthesis of bioester, bio-surfactant and glycerides using Aspergillus carneus lipase
p. 1000 | Saxena, R. K.; Isar, Jasmine; Saran, Saurabh; Kaushik, Rekha; Davidson, Winlet Sheeba

Assay of snake venom phospholipase A2 using scattering mode of a spectrofluorimeter
p. 1004 | Maity, Gargi; Bhattacharyya, Debasish

Germination improvement in Swertia angustifolia: a high value medicinal plant of Himalaya
p. 1008 | Bhatt, Arvind; Rawal, R. S.; Dhar, Uppeandra

Direct and high frequency somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration from hypocotyls of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L. ), a grain legume
p. 1012 | Kiran, G.; Kaviraj, C. P.; Jogeswar, G.; Kishor, P. B. Kavi; Rao, Srinath

Matting rush (Schoenoplectus lacustris (Linn. ) Palla): Status, utility, threat, cultivation and conservation options in Manipur
p. 1018 | Jain, Alka; Roshnibala, S.; Rajshree, K.; Sharma, H. Nandiram; Kanjilal, P. B.; Singh, H. Birkumar

Use of timber in shipbuilding industry: Identification and analysis of timber from shipwrecks off Goa coast, India
p. 1022 | Tripati, Sila; Sujatha, M.; Rao, R. Vijendra; Rao, K. Satyanarayana

Combined effect of gamma radiation and Azadirachtin on the growth and developĀ­ment of Spodoptera litura (Fabricius)
p. 1027 | Sharma, A. K.; Seth, R. K.

Application of lichenometry to slided materials in the Higher Himalayan landslide zone
p. 1032 | Gupta, Vikram

Book Reviews
Herbs for Good Health ; Organic Cotton Cultivation. ; Organic Paddy Cultivation. by T. D. Nirmala Devi Et Al. and K. Vijayalakshmi Et Al
p. 1037 | Prasad, Rajendra

Handbook of Industrial Crops by V. L. Chopra and K. V. Peter (eds)
p. 1037 | Ananthakrishnan, T. N.

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