Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 89 - Issue 11: 10 Dec, 2005
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1777

Guest Editorial
Earthquake prediction: a game of chance?
p. 1779 | Rajendran, Kusala

Correspondence
Natural calamities and pseudoscientific menace
p. 1781 | Banyal, Ravinder; Saigeetha, A. J.

Health custodians
p. 1782 | Murthy, K. Krishna

Impact factor: Is it dragging science off course?
p. 1782 | Shanker, Arun K.; Shanker, Chitra

Volcanic ash beds
p. 1783 | Gupta, L. N.; Kochhar, Naresh

Volcanic ash beds(Response)
p. 1783 | Sangode, S. J.

Earthquake at Koyna
p. 1785 | Bapat, Arun

Earthquake at Koyna(Response)
p. 1785 | Gupta, Harsh

News
Nobel Prize for green chemistry: Stance for a future
p. 1788 | Raveendran, Poovathinthodiyil

Energy security to energy independence
p. 1790 | Tripathi, Shailendra; Sharma, L. D.

EZACBICON
p. 1791 | De, Minakshi

Research News
Natural radioactivity: Extant and extinct
p. 1792 | Gopalan, K.

Scientific Correspondence
Diu island: A paradise for tourists and seaweed biologists
p. 1795 | Mantri, Vaibhav A.; Rao, P. V. Subba

A new Orontobryum Mitt. ex Fleisch. from Darjeeling, eastern Himalayas
p. 1797 | Nath, Virendra; Asthana, A. K.; Sahu, Vinay

General Articles
Mangrove stands of Andamans vis-à-vis tsunami
p. 1800 | Roy, S. Dam; Krishnan, P.

Review Articles
Enhanced capabilities of IRS P6 LISS IV sensor for urban mapping
p. 1805 | Gupta, Kshama; Jain, Sadhana

Why hybrid males are sterile in Drosophila?
p. 1813 | Mishra, Paras K.; Singh, Bashisth N.

Special Section: Embryology of Flowering Plants (Guest Editors: H. Y. Mohan Ram and K. R. Shivanna)
Contributions of Panchanan Maheshwari's school to angiosperm embryology through an integrative approach
p. 1820 | Shivanna, K. R.; Ram, H. Y. Mohan

Specification and maintenance of the floral meristem: interactions between positively-acting promoters of flowering and negative regulators
p. 1835 | Vijayraghavan, Usha; Prasad, Kalika; Meyerowitz, Elliot

The angiosperm female gametophyte: No longer the forgotten generation
p. 1844 | Brukhin, Vladimir; Curtis, Mark D.; Grossniklaus, Ueli

Pollen cytoskeleton during germination and tube growth
p. 1853 | Cai, Giampiero; Casino, Cecilia Del; Romagnoli, Silvia; Cresti, Mauro

In vitro fertilization - a tool to dissect cell specification from a higher plant zygote
p. 1861 | Okamoto, Takashi; Kranz, Erhard

Androgenic haploids: Factors controlling development and its application in crop improvement
p. 1870 | Datta, Swapan K.

Apomixis: An enigma with potential applications
p. 1879 | Bhat, V.; Dwivedi, K. K.; Khurana, J. P.; Sopory, S. K.

Research Articles
Generation of phase-conjugate wave in acid blue 7 dye-doped gelatin film
p. 1894 | Geethakrishnan, T.; Palanisamy, P. K.

Synthesis, structure and magnetic properties of a new one-dimensional iron phosphite, [FeIII(1,10-phenanthroline)(HPO3)(H2PO3)]
p. 1899 | Mandal, Sukhendu; Green, Mark A.; Natarajan, Srinivasan

Modelling of methane emissionss from rice-based production systems in India with the denitrification and decomposition model: Field validation and sensitivity analysis
p. 1904 | Babu, Y. Jagadeesh; Li, C.; Frolking, S.; Nayak, D. R.; Datta, A.; Adhya, T. K.

Research Communication
Direct and indirect arsenic release from soaps by unhygienic use in tubewells
p. 1913 | Dey, Soumen; Chatterjee, Shahana; Sarkar, Sabyasachi

Signature of increasing total column water vapour and surface temperature at Maitri, Antarctica
p. 1917 | Jain, S. L.; Ghude, Sachin D.; Arya, B. C.; Kumar, Ashok; Bajaj, M. M.

Variations in hosting beneficial plant-associated microorganisms by root (wilt)-diseased and field-tolerant coconut palms of West Coast Tall variety
p. 1922 | Gopal, Murali; Gupta, Alka; Nair, R. V.

IWAVE: an ocean simulation model for internal waves
p. 1927 | Kumar, G. V. Krishna; Balasubramanian, P.

Three-phase tectonic evolution of the Andaman backarc basin
p. 1932 | Raju, K. A. Kamesh

Whole-earth decompression dynamics
p. 1937 | Herndon, J. Marvin

Climato-tectonic impression on Trans Himalayan lakes: A case study of Kyun Tso basin of the Indus Suture Zone in NW Himalaya using remote sensing techniques
p. 1941 | Philip, G.; Mathew, John

A record of foraminiferal assemblage in tsunami sediments along Nagappattinam coast, Tamil Nadu
p. 1947 | Nagendran, R.; Kannan, B. V. Kamalak; Sajith, C.; Sen, Gargi; Reddy, A. N.; Srinivasalu, S.

Book Reviews
The Story of Asia's Lions by Divyabhanusinh
p. 1953 | Raman, T. R. Shankar

Physiological and Ecological Adaptations to Feeding in Vertebrates by J. Matthaias Starck and Tobias Wang (eds)
p. 1955 | Saidapur, S. K.

Personal News
John Norris Bahcall (1934-2005)
p. 1956 | Basu, Sarbani

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p. 1964

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p. 1965

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p. 1965

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