Current Science

Current Science

Publisher: Current Science Association
Editor: R.Srinivasan
Online ISSN: , Print ISSN: 0011-3891
Frequency: Fortnightly

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Current Science, published every fortnight by the Association, in collaboration with the Indian Academy of Sciences, is the leading interdisciplinary science journal from India. It was started in 1932 by the then stalwarts of Indian science such as CV Raman, Birbal Sahni, Meghnad Saha, Martin Foster and S.S. Bhatnagar. In 2011, the journal completed one hundred volumes. The journal is intended as a medium for communication and discussion of important issues that concern science and scientific activities. Besides full length research articles and shorter research communications, the journal publishes review articles, scientific correspondence and commentaries, news and views, comments on recently published research papers, opinions on scientific activity, articles on universities, Indian laboratories and institutions, interviews with scientists, personal information, book reviews, etc. It is also a forum to discuss issues and problems faced by science and scientists and an effective medium of interaction among scientists in the country and abroad. Current Science is read by a large community of scientists and the circulation has been continuously going up.

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Vol 120, No 6 (2021)

In this Issue

In this Issue
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/970-970 ,  Vol 120, No 6 (2021), Pagination: 970-970
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Guest Editorial

The Case for Hydrogen Economy
Ganapati D. Yadav
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/971-972 ,  Vol 120, No 6 (2021), Pagination: 971-972
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Correspondence

Satish Dhawan
Jai P. Singh
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/973-973 ,  Vol 120, No 6 (2021), Pagination: 973-973
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Identifying Gifted Children
Dipankar Chatterji
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/974-974 ,  Vol 120, No 6 (2021), Pagination: 974-974
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Response
Anitha Kurup
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/974-974 ,  Vol 120, No 6 (2021), Pagination: 974-974
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News

Current Science Reports
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/975-978 ,  Vol 120, No 6 (2021), Pagination: 975-978
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Climate Change Awareness and Resilience Building Among Rural Women in the Himalaya, India
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/979-980 ,  Vol 120, No 6 (2021), Pagination: 979-980
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RESEARCH ARTICLES

New Farm Acts, 2020: Rationale and Challenges
S. K. Srivastava, Raka Saxena
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/981-988 ,  Vol 120, No 6 (2021), Pagination: 981-988
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Potential of Underutilized Wild Crops in Koraput, Odisha, India for Improving Nutritional Security and Promoting Climate Resilience
Debabrata Panda, Sharat Kumar Palita
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/989-996 ,  Vol 120, No 6 (2021), Pagination: 989-996
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Allelopathic Potential and Allelochemicals in Different Intercrops for Weed Management in Rainfed Cotton
Pooja Verma, D. Blaise, J. Annie Sheeba, A. Manikandan
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/1035-1039 ,  Vol 120, No 6 (2021), Pagination: 1035-1039
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Prediction of Potential Drug Targets for Cutaneous Leishmaniasis By Leishmania major and Leishmania tropica: A Quantitative Proteomics and Bioinformatics Approach
Nasrin Amiri-Dashatan, Marzieh Ashrafmansouri, Mostafa Rezaei-Tavirani, Mehdi Koushki, Nayebali Ahmadi
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/1040-1049 ,  Vol 120, No 6 (2021), Pagination: 1040-1049
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Does Plant Root Architecture Respond to Potassium Under Water Stress? A Case from Rice Seedling Root Responses
Dipika S. Patel, Bardhan Kirti, P. Patel Dhiraji, Parekh Vipulkumar, Jena Suchismita, V. Narwade Ajay, N. Chhatrola Harshadkumar
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/1050-1056 ,  Vol 120, No 6 (2021), Pagination: 1050-1056
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Endemic Philippine Teak (Tectona philippinensis Benth. & Hook. F.) And Associated Flora In The Coastal Landscapes Of Verde Island Passage, Luzon Island, Philippines
Anacleto M. Caringal, Inocencio E. Buot, Elaine Loreen C. Villanueva
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/1057-1065 ,  Vol 120, No 6 (2021), Pagination: 1057-1065
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Origin and Source Characterization of Methane in the Shallow-Water Environment of Southern Lake Tanganyika Rift Basin, Tanzania
Januarius Matata Bishanga, Jin Qiang
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/1066-1073 ,  Vol 120, No 6 (2021), Pagination: 1066-1073
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Ground Motion Prediction Equation For Earthquakes Along The Western Himalayan Arc
Srinagesh, S. K. Singh, D. Arroyo, D. Srinivas, G. Suresh, G. Suresh
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/1074-1082 ,  Vol 120, No 6 (2021), Pagination: 1074-1082
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GENERAL ARTICLE

Specimens of William Roxburgh in the Central National Herbarium at the A.J.C. Bose Indian Botanic Garden, Howrah
Henry John Noltie, Anand Kumar, Kumar Avinash Bharati, Avishek Bhattacharjee, Gopal Krishna
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/997-1006 ,  Vol 120, No 6 (2021), Pagination: 997-1006
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Soil Erosion and Policy Initiatives in India
Debashis Mandal, Nishita Giri
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/1007-1012 ,  Vol 120, No 6 (2021), Pagination: 1007-1012
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REVIEW ARTICLE

Microbial Bioremediation of Heavy Metals
Amanso Tayang, L. S. Songachan
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/1013-1025 ,  Vol 120, No 6 (2021), Pagination: 1013-1025
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Research Account

INSAT-3DR-Rapid Scan Operations for Weather Monitoring Over India
M. Mohapatra, A. K. Mitra, Virendra Singh, S. K. Mukherjee, Kavita Navria, Vikram Prashar, Ashish Tyagi, Atul Kumar Verma, Sunitha Devi, V. S. Prasad, Mudumba Ramesh, Raj Kumar
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/1026-1034 ,  Vol 120, No 6 (2021), Pagination: 1026-1034
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RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS

Biomass Accumulation and Carbon Stock in Different Agroforestry Systems Prevalent in the Himalayan Foothills, India
Amit Kumar, Salil Tewari, Hukum Singh, Parmanand Kumar, Narendra Kumar, Sarita Bisht, Suruchi Devi, Nidhi, Rajesh Kaushal
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/1083-1088 ,  Vol 120, No 6 (2021), Pagination: 1083-1088
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Bdnf Protects Photoreceptors from Light-Induced Oxidative Stress Through Upregulating CERKL in vitro
Qianwen He, Juan Yang, Mengting Gao, Yinxian Wen
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/1088-1091 ,  Vol 120, No 6 (2021), Pagination: 1088-1091
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Development of Vulnerability Framework for Assessing the Air Pollution-Related Health Impacts in Four Districts of Delhi, India
Anoop Raj Singh, Neha Oli
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/1092-1098 ,  Vol 120, No 6 (2021), Pagination: 1092-1098
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Book Reviews

Conceptual Breakthroughs in Evolutionary Ecology
Amitabh Joshi
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/1099-1100 ,  Vol 120, No 6 (2021), Pagination: 1099-1100
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Fifty Years in the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry
Madhu Dikshit
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/1100-1101 ,  Vol 120, No 6 (2021), Pagination: 1100-1101
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Perennial Grasses for Bioenergy and Bioproducts: Production Uses, Sustainability and Markets for Giant Reed, Miscanthus, Switchgrass, Reed Canary Grass and Bamboo
Kripal Singh
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/1101-1101 ,  Vol 120, No 6 (2021), Pagination: 1101-1101
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Personal News

Paul Josef Crutzen (1933–2021)
Vinayak Sinha
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/1102-1106 ,  Vol 120, No 6 (2021), Pagination: 1102-1106
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Historical Notes

Hidden Treasures of the Past
Sanjeev Dhurandhar
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v120/i6/1107-1112 ,  Vol 120, No 6 (2021), Pagination: 1107-1112
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