Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 90 - Issue 06: 25 Mar, 2006
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0744

Guest Editorial
The other side is greener, or is it?
p. 0745 | Arunachalam, Subbiah

Correspondence
Scientific ethics needs an integrated statutory model
p. 0747 | Lavania, U. C.

Seemingly missed identity of a scientist
p. 0747 | Ramachandran, Srinivasan

Citation index and impact factor in scientific publications
p. 0748 | Sharma, Mukund

The relevance of biofuels
p. 0748 | Sudarsan, K. G.; Anupama, P. Mary

Frequency of sister chromatid exchanges in diabetic patients
p. 0749 | Natarajan, A. T.

Scope for geobotanical prospecting for gold in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh
p. 0750 | Subbaraman, J. V.

News
World's largest open access e-journals portal launched
p. 0751 | Ratnakar, A.

Meeting Report
Science communication and media practice
p. 0751 | De, Minakshi

Ethical challenges in health care
p. 0752 | Chandy, Sujith J.; Pai, Sanjay A.

An integrated strategy for food security in the developing countries
p. 0754 | Aswathanarayana, U.

Research News
Generation of hydrogen by splitting of water confined in carbon nanotubes with a camera flash
p. 0756 | Srinivasan, C.

Opinion
Experience, reason and science education
p. 0758 | Bardapurkar, Abhijeet S.

Commentary
Nuclear dilemma: The deal and beyond
p. 0759 | Rao, K. R.

Geoethical audit of tsunami of 26 December 2004: Challenge before leaders, media and scientists
p. 0762 | Ahluwalia, Arun D.

Technical Note
Embedded control and virtual instrument simplifies laboratory automation
p. 0765 | Jayapandian, J.

Scientific Correspondence
Antibiosis in sugarcane genotypes against woolly aphid Ceratavacuna lanigera Zehntner
p. 0771 | Hunsigi, Gururaj; Yekkeli, N. R.; Perumal, Leena; Thippannavar, M. B.

Effects of 2004 tsunami on marine ecosystems - a perspective from the concept of disturbance
p. 0772 | Krishnankutty, N.

Long-range monsoon rainfall prediction of 2005 for the districts and sub-division Kerala with artificial neural network
p. 0773 | Guhathakurta, P.

General Articles
Crop improvement programmes in India - emerging scenario
p. 0780 | Dhillon, B. S.; Brahmi, Pratibha; Saxena, S.

Sustainable development of the Indian Himalayan region: Linking ecological and economic concerns
p. 0784 | Singh, J. S.

Out-of-India Gondwanan origin of some tropical Asian biota
p. 0789 | Karanth, K. Praveen

Review Articles
Biological and medicinal significance of pyrimidines
p. 0793 | Jain, K. S.; Chitre, T. S.; Miniyar, P. B.; Kathiravan, M. K.; Bendre, V. S.; Veer, V. S.; Shahane, S. R.; Shishoo, C. J.

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Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany
p. 0795

Research Account
Reproductive biology of lion-tailed macaque (Macaca silenus): An important key to the conservation of an endangered species
p. 0804 | Singh, Mewa; Sharma, Anantha Krishna; Krebs, Ellen; Kaumanns, Werner

Research Articles
A quadrature method for computing nonlinear source term due to wave-wave interactions
p. 0812 | Prabhakar, V.; Pandurangan, J.

Evaluation of bacterial blight resistance in rice lines carrying multiple resistance genes and Xa21 transgenic lines
p. 0818 | Swamy, Prashant; Panchbhai, Ajay N.; Dodiya, Priti; Naik, Vaishali; Panchbhai, S. D.; Zehr, Usha B.; Azhakanandam, Kasi; Char, Bharat R.

Research Communication
Formation of vanillic acid from ferulic acid by Paecilomyces variotii MTCC 6581
p. 0825 | Ghosh, Shashwati; Sachan, Ashish; Mitra, Adinpunya

Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of an elite indica rice for insect resistance
p. 0829 | Ignacimuthu, S.; Arockiasamy, S.

Validation of markers linked to maximum root length in rice (Oryza sativa L. )
p. 0835 | Chaitra, J.; Vinod, M. S.; Sharma, N.; Hittalmani, S.; Shashidhar, H. E.

Breeding systems and pollination modes of understorey shrubs in a medium elevation wet evergreen forest, southern Western Ghats, India
p. 0838 | Devy, M. Soubadra; Davidar, Priya

Plant regeneration through multiple shoot formation and somatic embryogenesis in a commercially important and endangered Indian banana cv. Rajeli
p. 0842 | Kulkarni, V. M.; Suprasanna, P.; Bapat, V. A.

Characterization of oviposition attractants of Helicoverpa armigera in two solanaceous plants, Solanum viarum and Lycopersicon esculentum
p. 0846 | Srinivasan, R.; Uthamasamy, S.; Talekar, N. S.

Mapping of Antarctic sea ice in the depletion phase: an indicator of climatic change?
p. 0851 | Sreenivasan, G.; Majumdar, T. J.

Book Reviews
Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration, Vol. 22, Photosystem II: The Light-Driven Water: Plastoquinone Oxidoreductase. Thomas J. Wydrzynski and Kimiyuki Satoh(eds); Govindjee (Series Editor)
p. 0858 | Sood, Suchi Chawla; Tripathy, Baishnab C.

Annual Review of Phytopathology, Vol. 43. Neal K. Van Alfen et al. (eds)
p. 0859 | Shetty, H. Shekar

Annual Review of Plant Biology, Vol. 56. S. Merchant et al. (eds)
p. 0861 | Vijayaraghavan, Usha

Himalayan Snow and Glaciers, Associated Environmental Problems, Progress and Prospects by Jagdish Bahadur
p. 0862 | Moharir, A. V.

Historical Notes
Monsoon wind and maritime trade: a case study of historical evidence from Orissa, India
p. 0864 | Tripati, Sila; Raut, L. N.

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CENTRAL DRUG RESEARCH INSTITUTE
p. 0872

Lecture Workshop on Excitements in Computational Physical and Bio-Sciences
p. 0875

The National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI)
p. 0876

International Conference on Recent Advances in Marine Antifouling Technology
p. 0877

DST Post-doctoral Fellowships in Nano Science and Technology
p. 0878

Young Scientists Award Programme: 2006-2007
p. 0879

International Symposium on Environmental Factors, Cellular Stress and Evolution
p. 0880

Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics
p. 0881

Announcement for Awards: 2006-07
p. 0882

Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
p. 0882

National Bureau of Agriculturally Important Microorganisms
p. 0883

Thiagarajar College of Engineering
p. 0883

Banaras Hindu University
p. 0884

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
p. 0884

Shree Hari Atmiya Centre for Research and PG Studies in Life Sciences
p. 0885

B. M. Birla Science Prizes
p. 0885

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