Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 91 - Issue 07: 10 Oct, 2006
In this Issue
In this issue
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Correspondence
Need for streamlining career opportunities in forestry education
p. 0855 | Verma, Rajeev

National geochemical background survey
p. 0855 | Mondal, M. E. A.

Need to strengthen geoscience education vis-à-vis new Earth Commission in India
p. 0856 | Kathal, P. K.; Alexander, P. O.; Soni, Purushottam; Gupta, N. K.

The state-tree of Arunachal Pradesh
p. 0857 | Srivastava, R. C.

Record of a new entomopathogenic fungus on sugarcane woolly aphid
p. 0858 | Tippannavar, P. S.; Mallapur, C. P.; Kulkarni, K. A.; Kulkarni, Srikant; Patil, S. B.; Yalmali

News
H5N1 avian influenza virus - cause for another pandemic?
p. 0859 | Kumari, Pramila

Digitized inventory of biological resources of India
p. 0860 | Natesh, S.

2006 Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar prize
p. 0861

QuarkNet workshop for physics teachers
p. 0861 | Godbole, Rohini M.; Verma, Raghava; Chandrika, B. N.; Madhusudana, H. R.

Conservation of cycads in India
p. 0862 | Prathapan, K. D.

Research News
Progress in determination of neutrino oscillation parameters
p. 0864 | Ananthanarayan, B.; Gautham, Chitra; Mavalankar, Aquila; Shivaraj, K.; Sankar, S. Uma; Upadhyaya, A.

Scientific Correspondence
The Asian cycad scale Aulocaspis yasumatsui , a threat to native cycads in India
p. 0868 | Muniappan, R.; Viraktamath, C. A.

Occurrence of Phyllanthus scabrifolius Hook. f. in Amingad, Bagalkot district, Karnataka - a new distributional record
p. 0870 | Murugan, R.; Rao, R. R.; Vishwanatha

Galeola falconeri Hook. f., an endangered giant saprophytic orchid
p. 0871 | Das, A. K.; Khumbongmayum, Ashalata Devi

A case for use of dynamic analysis in designing for earthquake forces
p. 0874 | Kaushik, Hemant B.; Rai, Durgesh C.; Jain, Sudhir K.

A preliminary report on the possible impact crater of Kachchh
p. 0877 | Karanth, R. V.; Thakker, P. S.; Gadhavi, M. S.

General Articles
Genetic resources enhancement of ICRISAT-mandate crops
p. 0880 | Dar, William D.; Reddy, B. V. S.; Gowda, C. L. L.; Ramesh, S.

Plant roots and carbon sequestration
p. 0885 | Kumar, Rajeew; Pandey, Sharad; Pandey, Apurv

Recent initiatives in distance education
p. 0891 | Vencatesan, Jayshree

Review Articles
Role of lac culture in biodiversity conservation: issues at stake and conservation strategy
p. 0894 | Sharma, K. K.; Jaiswal, A. K.; Kumar, K. K.

Physiological basis of submergence tolerance in rice and implications for crop improvement
p. 0899 | Sarkar, R. K.; Reddy, J. N.; Sharma, S. G.; Ismail, Abdelbagi M.

Research Articles
Laser stimulation of low-energy nuclear reactions in deuterated palladium
p. 0907 | Sinha, K. P.; Meulenberg, A.

Recombinant HIV-1 p24 protein: cloning, expression, purification and use in the develop­ment of ELISA kits
p. 0913 | Bhardwaj, Devesh; Bhatt, Seema; Khamar, Bakulesh M.; Modi, Rajiv I.; Ghosh, Prasanta K.

Research Communication
Humoral immune responses of normals and tuberculosis patients to multiple sonicate antigens prepared from the most prevalent strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis harbouring single copy of IS6110 from South India
p. 0918 | Rajavelu, Priya; Madhumathi, J.; Das, Sulochana D.

Studies on mutations in embB locus in Indian clinical isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis having high degree of ethambutol resistance
p. 0923 | Das, R.; Katoch, K.; Jadauan, G. P. S.; Gupta, P.; Sharma, V. D.; Malhotra, B.; Garg, A.; Ayyagari, A.; Chauhan, D. S.; Singh, H. B.; Yadav, P.; Katoch, V. M.

Bactericidal activity of combinations of Silver-Water Dispersion™ with 19 antibiotics against seven microbial strains
p. 0926 | Souza, A. De; Mehta, D.; Leavitt, R. W.

PCR amplification of minimal gene expression cassette: an alternative, low cost and easy approach to 'clean DNA' transformation
p. 0930 | Kumar, Suresh; Arul, L.; Talwar, Deepti; Raina, S. K.

Improved 'golden' indica rice and post-transgeneration enhancement of metabolic target products of carotenoids (b-carotene) in transgenic elite cultivars (IR64 and BR29)
p. 0935 | Datta, Karabi; Rai, Mayank; Parkhi, Vilas; Oliva, Norman; Tan, Jing; Datta, Swapan K.

Andromonoecy, insect pollination and fruiting behaviour in Acacia caesia (L. ) Willd. (Mimosaceae) in the Eastern Ghats
p. 0939 | Raju, A. J. Solomon; Rao, S. Purnachandra; Jonathan, K. Henry

Drosera indica L. and D. burmanii Vahl., medicinally important insectivorous plants in Andhra Pradesh - regional threats and conservation
p. 0943 | Jayaram, K.; Prasad, M. N. V.

Biodiversity analysis of selected cyanobacteria
p. 0947 | Narayan, K. P.; Shalini; Tiwari, Saurabh; Pabbi, Sunil; Dhar, Dolly Wattal

Cloning partial endochitinase cDNA of Trichoderma harzianum antagonistic to Colletotrichum falcatum causing red rot of sugarcane
p. 0951 | Viswanathan, R.; Premkumari, S. Merina; Sundar, A. Ramesh; Kathiresan, T.

Oxygen isotope enrichment (D18O) is a potential screening approach for higher leaf yield in tea (Camillia sinesis) accessions
p. 0956 | Bindumadhava, H.; Prasad, T. G.; Joshi, M. K.; Sharma, N.

Thickness estimation of Deccan Flood Basalt of the Koyna Area, Maharashtra (India) from inversion of aeromagnetic and gravity data and implications for recurring seismic activity
p. 0960 | Nayak, G. K.; Agrawal, P. K.; Rao, Ch. Rama; Pandey, O. P.

Sex ratio, population structure and roost fidelity in a free-ranging colony of Indian false vampire bat, Megaderma lyra
p. 0965 | Raghuram, H.; Chattopadhyay, Balaji; Nathan, P. Thiruchenthil; Sripathi, K.

Book Reviews
Annual Review of Entomology, Vol. 51 M. R. Berenbaum, R. T. Cardé and G. E. Robinson (eds)
p. 0969 | Borges, Renee M.

Great Tsunami. Memoir 64, Geological Society of India
p. 0971 | Sheth, Alpa

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3rd Module of the SERC School on Crustal Deformation and Tectonic Geomorphology: Modern Structural Geology and Tectonics
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26th Annual Convention of Indian Association for Cancer Research and International Symposium on Translational Research in Cancer
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Government of India Call for Proposals Under Materials World Network - 2006
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Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute
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Indo-French Research Collaboration: Postdoctoral Fellowship
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Workshop on 'Plant Tissue Culture: A valuable tool in crop improvement'
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