Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 92 - Issue 09: 10 May, 2007
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1194

Correspondence
Ethics in pharmaceutical products promotion
p. 1195 | Janodia, Manthan D.; Udupa, N.

Frontier research and the undergraduate syllabus
p. 1195 | Chakrabarti, Bhupati

Chikungunya epidemics due to Central African genotype in Andhra Pradesh
p. 1196 | Kumar, C. V. M. Naresh; Gopal, D. V. R. Sai

Research and development for renewable energy
p. 1197 | John, Jacob E.

Documentation of inherited traditional knowledge of 110 ethnic communities of Arunachal Pradesh
p. 1198 | Srivastava, R. C.; Choudhary, R. K.

Reducing water conflict in Cauvery river delta
p. 1198 | Agoramoorthy, Govindasamy

Is elephant tail hair osmetrichia?
p. 1199 | Brahmachary, R. L.; Biswas, Sutapa; Bhar, R.

Meeting Report
Carbon capture and storage technology for sustainable energy future
p. 1201 | Goel, Malti

Biotechnological approaches in bioresource management
p. 1203 | Sivaramakrishnan, S.

Research News
A new bird species from Eastern Himalayan Arunachal Pradesh - India's biological frontier
p. 1205 | Mishra, Charudutt; Datta, Aparajita

Opinion
Plant reproductive biology studies crucial for conservation
p. 1207 | Moza, Monika Koul; Bhatnagar, A. K.

Commentary
Coping with the journal review process
p. 1208 | Sengupta, Tapan K.

Boom in India's iron and steel industry
p. 1210 | Radhakrishna, B. P.

Scientific Correspondence
DNA barcoding: An exercise in futility or utility?
p. 1213 | Aravind, K.; Ravikanth, G.; Shaanker, R. Uma; Chandrashekara, K.; Kumar, A. R. V.; Ganeshaiah, K. N.

In vitro production of camptothecin (an anticancer drug) through albino plants of Ophiorrhiza rugosa var. decumbens
p. 1216 | Vineesh, V. R.; Fijesh, P. V.; Louis, C. Jelly; Jaimsha, V. K.; Padikkala, Jose

Dictyophora cinnabarina
p. 1219 | Abrar, Syed; Swapna, S.; Krishnappa, M.

Non-involvement of parathyroid glands in adaptation to low-calcium diet in diabetic rats
p. 1220 | Rao, J. Prakasa; Greene, Ingrid

Reclamation and status of tsunami damaged soil in Nagappattinam District, Tamil Nadu
p. 1221 | Rengalakshmi, R.; Senthilkumar, R.; Selvarasu, T.; Thamizoli, P.

A holistic study on mercury pollution in the Ganga River system at Varanasi, India
p. 1223 | Sinha, R. K.; Sinha, Samir Kumar; Kedia, D. K.; Kumari, Anupma; Rani, Nipunika; Sharma, Gopal; Prasad, K.

General Articles
Directed basic research
p. 1229 | Chidambaram, R.

Scoping technology options for India's oil security: Part II - Coal to liquids and bio-diesel
p. 1234 | Bharadwaj, Anshu; Tongia, Rahul; Arunachalam, V. S.

Integrated development of coal fuels
p. 1242 | Thakre, A. N.

Review Articles
Challenges and opportunities in drug discovery from plants
p. 1251 | Jachak, Sanjay M.; Saklani, Arvind

Research Account
Low-cost micro-rainwater harvesting technology (Jalkund) for new livelihood of rural hill farmers
p. 1258 | Saha, R.; Ghosh, P. K.; Mishra, V. K.; Bujarbaruah, K. M.

Research Articles
Oldest fossil avian remains from the Indian subcontinental plate
p. 1266 | Mayr, Gerald; Rana, Rajendra S.; Sahni, Ashok; Smith, Thierry

Innate immune responses in families of Indian major carp, Labeo rohita, differing in their resistance to Edwardsiella tarda infection
p. 1270 | Mohanty, B. R.; Sahoo, P. K.; Mahapatra, K. D.; Saha, J. N.

Research Communication
Controlling light with light in blue-light plant photoreceptor phototropin
p. 1275 | Roy, Sukhdev; Kulshrestha, Kapil

Insecticide resistance in malaria vector Anopheles culicifacies in some tribal districts of Chhattisgarh, India
p. 1280 | Sharma, S. N.; Shukla, R. P.; Mittal, P. K.; Adak, T.; Subbarao, Sarala K.

Production and properties of alkaline xylanases from Bacillus sp. isolated from sugarcane fields
p. 1283 | Anuradha, P.; Vijayalakshmi, K.; Prasanna, N. D.; Sridevi, K.

Floral nectaries in some apple and pear cultivars with special reference to bacterial fire blight
p. 1286 | Farkas, Ágnes; Orosz-kovács, Zsuzsanna; Déri, Helga; Chauhan, S. V. S.

Effect of plant growth regulators on in vitro morphogenesis of Leptadenia reticulata (Retz. ) W. &A. from nodal explants
p. 1290 | Parabia, Farzin M.; Gami, Bharat; Kothari, I. L.; Mohan, J. S. S.; Parabia, M. H.

Direct determination of aquifer configuration using geoelectrical techniques in a piedmont zone, Himalayan foothills region, India
p. 1293 | Israil, M.; Sudha, Kumari; Singhal, D. C.; Gupta, Pravin K.; Shimeles, Sosina; Sharma, Vinay K.

Development of GIS interface Con2grid for groundwater model
p. 1297 | Mane, M. S.; Singh, D. K.; Singh, A. K.; Bhattacharya, A. K.

Tracing straying routes of rhinoceros in Pabitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam
p. 1303 | Talukdar, Bibhab Kumar; Barua, Mrigen; Sarma, Pranjit Kumar

Book Reviews
Einstein's Enigma or Black Holes in my Bubble Bath by C. V. Vishveshwara
p. 1306 | Panchapakesan, N.

Annual Review of Phytopathology, 2006 by N. K. Van Alfen, G. Bruening and W. O. Dawson (eds)
p. 1307 | Varma, Anupam

Ecology, Environ­ment and Resource Conservation by J. S. Singh, S. P. Singh and S. R. Gupta
p. 1308 | Gopal, Brij

Personal News
Asima Chatterjee (1917-2006)
p. 1310

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