Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 96 - Issue 08: 25 Apr, 2009
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1012

Recession, Depression and Expansion
p. 1013 | Balaram, P.

Science and engineering - theory, experiment and more
p. 1015 | Sarma, V. V. S.

The hand that rocks the cradle, feeds the nation
p. 1016 | Dashora, Kavya; Gupta, Anjali; Gupta, Veena

Farcical patents
p. 1017 | Sarma, V. Venkateswara

Mysterious viral deaths among tribals in northern Telangana forest region of Andhra Pradesh
p. 1017 | Radhakrishna, Muttineni; Aileni, Mahender; Goverdhan, P.

Students talk ecology
p. 1018 | Organizers, Smeecs 08

Green India
p. 1018 | Subhedar, N. K.

Infosys Science Prize
p. 1019

Meeting Report
Popularization of science
p. 1019 | Chattopadhyay, M. K.; Bhattacharyya, K.

Scientific Correspondence
Construction and functional validation of a new promoter-probe vector pRR21
p. 1021 | Raveendra, G. M.; Bhat, R. S.; Bhat, Sumangala; Kuruvinashetti, M. S.

Calcium deprivation markedly enhances guggulsterone accumulation in cell cultures of Commiphora wightii
p. 1022 | Dass, Suchismita; Ramawat, K. G.

Development of first non-lodging and high-yielding rice cultures for saline kaipad paddy tracts of Kerala, India
p. 1024 | Vanaja, T.; Neema, V. P.; Mammootty, K. P.; Rajeshkumar, R.; Balakrishnan, P. C.; Naik, Jayaprakash; Raji, P.

Hematoxylin staining as a potential screening technique for aluminium tolerance in pea (Pisum sativum L. )
p. 1029 | Singh, Dharmendra; Rai, A. K.; Panyang, O.

New helium isotopic evidence of the Rajmahal volcanic plumes
p. 1031 | Das, Nisith K.; Ghose, Debasis; Bhandari, Rakesh K.; Sen, Prasanta; Sinha, Bikash

General Articles
Nature of planetary matter and magnetic field generation in the solar system
p. 1033 | Herndon, J. Marvin

Science motivational training programme
p. 1040 | Maikhuri, R. K.; Rawat, L. S.; Farooquee, N. A.; Rao, K. S.

Review Articles
Conceptualizing risk assessment framework for impacts of climate change on water resources
p. 1044 | Sharma, Divya; Bharat, Alka

Early events in protein folding
p. 1053 | Sinha, Kalyan K.; Udgaonkar, Jayant B.

Research Articles
The free amino acids of pollen of some angiospermic taxa as taxonomic markers for phylogenetic interrelationships
p. 1071 | Mondal, Amal Kumar; Mondal(parui), Sanjukta; Mandal, Sudhendu

Ecological and molecular analyses of the rhizospheric methanotroph community in tropical rice soil: effect of crop phenology and land-use history
p. 1082 | Vishwakarma, Pranjali; Dumont, M. G.; Bodrossy, L.; Stralis-pavese, N.; Murrell, J. C.; Dubey, Suresh K.

Potential diagenetic and detrital sources for calcareous sediments from the Carlsberg Ridge, Indian Ocean
p. 1090 | Valsangkar, Anil B.; Borole, D. V.; Shejwalkar, Archana S.; Kalangutkar, Niyati G.; Fernandes, Nelita O.; Dias, Cliffa C.

Research Communications
A process for organic water
p. 1100 | Soni, Vikram; Mehrotra, Ravi; Datta, P. S.; Chander, S.

Role of sorption properties and water status in control of seed longevity patterns
p. 1103 | Vijay, D.; Dadlani, M.; Nagarajan, Shantha

Species and site effects on leaf traits of woody vegetation in a dry tropical environment
p. 1109 | Pandey, S. K.; Singh, Hema; Singh, J. S.

Dimethyl sulphoxide inhibits in vitro synthesis of juvenile hormone I and II and stimulates juvenile hormone III by corpora allata of insects
p. 1114 | Unni, B. G.; Peck, Ken E.; Pytel, M. M.; Dahm, K. H.; Bhaskaran, G.; Singh, H. Ranjit; Kakoty, Y.; Devi, B.; Wann, S. B.

Role of thidiazuron in in vitro induction of embryogenesis in nucellar tissue of Mangifera indica L. var. Dashehari, leading to plantlets
p. 1119 | Kidwai, N. R.; Jain, M. B.; Chaturvedi, H. C.

Field and microstructural analysis of the Pangong Granodiorite, Ladakh (NW India): implications for tectonics along the Karakoram Fault Zone
p. 1124 | Sen, Koushik; Mukherjee, Barun K.; Sachan, Himanshu Kumar

A flake-rich assemblage in buried state and in primary context in the NW sub-Himalayas
p. 1130 | Soni, Anujot Singh; Soni, Vidwan Singh

Quantifying the underestimation of soil organic carbon by the Walkley and Black technique - examples from Himalayan and Central Indian soils
p. 1133 | Krishan, Gopal; Srivastav, S. K.; Kumar, Suresh; Saha, S. K.; Dadhwal, V. K.

Book Reviews
Lilavati's Daughters: The Women Scientists of India by Rohini Godbole and Ram Ramaswamy (eds)
p. 1137 | Kaur, Rupinder

Genetics in Heaven: A Virtual Discussion by Debi P. Burma and Maharani Chakravorty
p. 1138 | Jayaraman, R.

Annual Review of Nutrition, 2008 by R. J. Cousins, Dennis H. Bier and Barbara A. Bowman (eds)
p. 1139 | Kurpad, Anura

Annual Review of Cell and Develop­mental Biology, 2008 by Randy Schekman, Larry Goldstein and Janet and Rossant (eds)
p. 1141 | Parnaik, Veena K.

Solar Revolution: The Economic Trans­formation of the Global Energy Industry by Travis Bradford
p. 1142 | Mani, Monto

Personal News
Ashok Prasad Maitra (1938-2008)
p. 1145 | Rao, B. V.

Department of Science & Technology (DST), India
p. 1147

Translational Health Science and Technology Institute
p. 1148

International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
p. 1149

Madurai Kamaraj University
p. 1150

North-Eastern Hill University
p. 1151

Prof. G. N. Ramachandran
p. 1151

Training course in 'user-end bioinformatics' (20 May-19 June 2009)
p. 1152

Research Associate (RA) and Junior Research Fellow (JRF) for IACS-BARC Initiative for Research in Quantum Structures at Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science
p. 1152

Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute
p. 1153

Madurai Kamaraj University
p. 1153

SDM College of Engg. and Tech.
p. 1153

SDM College of Engg. and Tech.
p. 1153

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