Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 92 - Issue 12: 25 Jun, 2007
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1658

Correspondence
Good scientific writing
p. 1659 | Kozak, Marcin

Increasing vegetable production
p. 1659 | John, Jacob E.; Louis, Melvin

Monitoring of rainwater harvesting system vital to avoid proliferation of mosquito vectors
p. 1660 | Mariappan, T.

Moral responsibility of geoscientific community
p. 1660 | Ramkumar, Mu.; Parimalavalli, R.; Anbarasu, K.; Suresh, R.

Sixty years of independence and state of Indian peer review
p. 1661 | Raval, U.

Whitefly menace and management
p. 1662 | Singh, Dwijendra

'Genetic transformation'
p. 1662 | Rao, C. Kameswara

'Genetic transformation'(Response)
p. 1663 | Giri, C. C.

NEP's take on traditional knowledge and biodiversity
p. 1663 | Raghavan, G. Narasimha

Herbal products from high altitude plants of Ladakh Himalaya
p. 1664 | Ballabh, B.; Chaurasia, O. P.; Ahmed, Z.

Meeting Report
Self help and low cost, integrated treatment of lymphatic filariasis for rural communities
p. 1665 | Narahari, S. R.; Bose, K. S.; Prasanna, K. S.

News
Thankful, or thankless?
p. 1667 | Bhogle, Srinivas

Research News
Exciting developments in plant stem cell research
p. 1668 | Hanur, Vageeshbabu S.

Opinion
'Boom and bust fishery' in a biodiversity hotspot - Is the Western Ghats losing its most celebrated native ornamental fish, Puntius denisonii Day?
p. 1671 | Raghavan, Rajeev; Prasad, G.; Ali, P. H. Anvar; Sujarittanonta, Lavanchawee

Technical Note
A mobile robot that removed and disposed ammunition boxes
p. 1673 | Pal, P. K.; Jayarajan, K.; Ray, D. D.; Singh, Manjit; Mahadev, Vivek; Sony, B.; Shrivastava, V. K.; Jha, A. N.; Sakrikar, R. V.; Mishra, Durgesh; Agashe, V. V.; Taktawala, Parag

Scientific Correspondence
A taxonomic review of Trachycarpus martianus (Wall. ) H. Wendl.
p. 1678 | Lorek, Michael

Mass flowering and pollinators of Strobilanthes consanguinea in the Western Ghats, South India
p. 1680 | Anitha, K.; Prasad, S. N.

Developing multiple natural dyes from flower parts of Gulmohur
p. 1681 | Purohit, A.; Mallick, S.; Nayak, A.; Das, N. B.; Nanda, B.; Sahoo, S.

Interference of Sigmadocia pumila, a poriferan on the growth of red seaweeds, Gelidiella acerosa (Forsskal) Feldmann et Hamel and Kappaphycus alvarezii (Doty) Doty in cultivation
p. 1683 | Sahu, Nivedita; Ganesan, M.; Eswaran, K.

Rutaleyrodes atalantiae, a new genus and species (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) from India
p. 1685 | Dubey, Anil Kumar; Ko, Chiun-cheng

Changes in health status of the Soliga tribe at BRT due to modern interventions
p. 1688 | Ghosh, Biswarupa; Barbhuiya, Atiqur Rahman; Chowdhury, Chitralekha

General Articles
Mathematics, nature and cryptography: Insights from philosophy of information
p. 1690 | Sarukkai, Sundar

Karela: A promising antidiabetic vegetable therapy
p. 1697 | Tiwari, Ashok K.

Review Articles
Sequencing the maize genome: Rationale, current status and future prospects
p. 1702 | Sofi, Parvez; Rather, A. G.; Mateen, Abdul; Husaini, Amjad

Research Articles
On technical analysis of characters of the oldest Delhi Iron Pillar inscription
p. 1709 | Balasubramaniam, R.; Prabhakar, V. N.

Bioelectricity production by mediatorless microbial fuel cell under acidophilic condition using wastewater as substrate: Influence of substrate loading rate
p. 1720 | Mohan, S. Venkata; Raghavulu, S. Veer; Srikanth, S.; Sarma, P. N.

Research Communication
Induction of Agrobacterium tumefaciens vir genes by the green alga, Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
p. 1727 | Kumar, S. Vinod; Rajam, M. V.

Pre-breeding efforts to utilize two wild Morus species
p. 1729 | Tikader, A.; Dandin, S. B.

Current status, distribution and conservation of rare and endangered medicinal plants of Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary, Central Himalayas, India
p. 1733 | Semwal, D. P.; Saradhi, P. Pardha; Nautiyal, B. P.; Bhatt, A. B.

Contrasting pattern of nitrifying bacteria and nitrification in seasonally dry tropical forest soils
p. 1739 | Singh, Jay S.; Kashyap, Ajai K.

Firewood value assessment: A comparison on local preference and wood constituent properties of species from a trekking corridor, West Sikkim, India
p. 1744 | Chettri, N.; Sharma, E.

Wood anatomy of Shorea of white meranti (Meranti Pa'ang) group of the Malay Peninsula
p. 1748 | Pande, P. K.; Negi, Krishna; Singh, Magan

Phytoliths as indicators of monsoonal variability during mid-late Holocene in mainland Gujarat, western India
p. 1754 | Singh, Vartika; Prasad, Vandana; Chakraborty, Supriyo

Presence of citrus greening (Huanglongbing) disease and its psyllid vector in the North-Eastern region of India confirmed by PCR technique
p. 1759 | Das, A. K.; Rao, C. N.; Singh, Shyam

Occurrence of monazite in the auriferous zones of Gadag gold field, Karnataka
p. 1763 | Ugarkar, A. G.; Devaraju, T. C.; Alapieti, T. T.; Halkoaho, T. A. A.

Magnetovariational study over Lakshadweep Islands, southwestern continental margin of India
p. 1767 | Rao, P. B. V. Subba; Arora, B. R.

Book Reviews
Introduction to Accelerator Physics by Arvind Jain
p. 1774 | Kailas, S.

Chloro­phylls and Bacteriochlorophylls: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Functions and Applications, B. Grimm Et Al(eds)
p. 1775 | Tripathy, Baishnab C.

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Refresher Course on ‘Marine Geology and Geophysics’
p. 1777

CISED - Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Environment and Development
p. 1778

Dibrugarh University - Application for Research Associateship
p. 1779

CENTRE FOR CO-OPERATION IN SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY AMONG DEVELOPING SOCIETIES (CCSTDS), CHENNAI
p. 1779

Department of Science and Technology, Indo-Mexican S&T Cooperation
p. 1780

NATIONAL BUREAU OF PLANT GENETIC RESOURCES
p. 1780

THE RECENT TECHNIQUES AND APPLICATIONS IN ANIMAL TISSUE CULTURE AND PLANT TISSUE CULTURE
p. 1781

Indian Institute of Chemical Technology
p. 1781

S.N. BOSE NATIONAL CENTRE FOR BASIC SCIENCES
p. 1782

Amity Centre for Vacuum and Advanced Technologies
p. 1782

School of Biotechnology
p. 1783

University of Calcutta Department of Physics
p. 1783

Ranbaxy Research Awards 2006
p. 1783

Author Index
Author Index
p. 1784

Keyword Index
Keyword Index
p. 1794

Volume Contents
Volume Contents
p. 1803

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