Current Science

Current Science

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


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.

Table of Contents

Vol 125, No 8 (2023)

In this Issue

In this Issue
K. P. Madhu
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v125/i8/810-810 ,  Vol 125, No 8 (2023), Pagination: 810-810
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Rural Electrification Using Hybrid Solar-Wind Energy Systems
S. K. Satheesh
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v125/i8/811-812 ,  Vol 125, No 8 (2023), Pagination: 811-812
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Plagiarism and Plant Taxonomy
Dharmendra Singh Rawat
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v125/i8/813-813 ,  Vol 125, No 8 (2023), Pagination: 813-813
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Disposal of Medicines: A Prospective View
Dinesh Kumar
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v125/i8/813-814 ,  Vol 125, No 8 (2023), Pagination: 813-814
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Volume of Tree Species
Ajay Kumar
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v125/i8/814-814 ,  Vol 125, No 8 (2023), Pagination: 814-814
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M. R. Apoorva, G. Padmaja, S. H. K. Sharma, K. Bhanu Rekha, S. Triveni
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v125/i8/814 ,  Vol 125, No 8 (2023), Pagination: 814-814
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Grand Challenges in Plant Sciences
Shilpi Paul, Neelima Mishra, Dipti Kakkar Thukral
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v125/i8/815-815 ,  Vol 125, No 8 (2023), Pagination: 815-815
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Current Science Reports
Sheikh Aneaus, Sileesh Mulasseri, A. Karthic, A. Anuradha, Ajesh K. Zachariah
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v125/i8/816-819 ,  Vol 125, No 8 (2023), Pagination: 816-819
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Research News

The Big Questions in Small Systems
Debasish Das
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v125/i8/820-821 ,  Vol 125, No 8 (2023), Pagination: 820-821
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Need to Declare the Higher Himalaya an Eco-Sensitive Zone
Shubhra Sharma, Anil D. Shukla
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v125/i8/822-823 ,  Vol 125, No 8 (2023), Pagination: 822-823
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General Article

Defining the ‘Urban Critical Zone’ for Global Sustainable Development
Arkaprabha Sarkar, Vicky Shankar, Vimal Singh, Iain Stewart, Shashank Shekhar, Vinayak Sinha
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v125/i8/824-830 ,  Vol 125, No 8 (2023), Pagination: 824-830
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National Initiative on Undergraduate Science Programme in Chemistry
Indrani Das Sen, Savita Ladage
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v125/i8/831-836 ,  Vol 125, No 8 (2023), Pagination: 831-836
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Review Article

Rhizosphere–Plant–Microbial System under Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons-Induced Stress
Kavita Verma, Pooja Gokhale Sinha, Garima Sharma, Surbhi Agarwal, Anita Verma, Vartika Mathur
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v125/i8/837-845 ,  Vol 125, No 8 (2023), Pagination: 837-845
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Does Socio-Economic Dynamics Influence Crop Yield Variability?
Avik Mukherjee, Pinaki Roy, Debankur Sanyal, T. N. Roy, Shih-Yu (Simon) Wang
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v125/i8/846-852 ,  Vol 125, No 8 (2023), Pagination: 846-852
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Research Articles

Comparative Study of Pigments Used in 16th–17th Century CE Tempera Mural Art from Malayadipatti and Adiyamankottai Temple, Tamil Nadu, India
Anjali Sharma, Manager Rajdeo Singh, S. Vinodh Kumar, Manoj Pratap Singh
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v125/i8/853-864 ,  Vol 125, No 8 (2023), Pagination: 853-864
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Pollination Efficiency of Stingless Bee, Tetragonula iridipennis (Smith) on Greenhouse Cucumber, Cucumis sativus (Linnaeus)
Sourav Sen, Shimantini Borkataki, Pranjit Sutradhar, Ritu Ranjan Taye, Badal Bhattacharyya, P. S. Saranya, S. P. Nanda, M. Devender Reddy
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v125/i8/865-870 ,  Vol 125, No 8 (2023), Pagination: 865-870
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Difference in Synonymous Polymorphism Related to Codon Degeneracy between Co-Transcribed Genes in the Genome of Escherichia coli
Pratyush Kumar Beura, Piyali Sen, Ruksana Aziz, Chayanika Chetia, Madhusmita Dash, Siddhartha Shankar Satapathy, Suvendra Kumar Ray
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v125/i8/871-877 ,  Vol 125, No 8 (2023), Pagination: 871-877
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Impact of Floods and Landslides on Beneficial Soil Microbes and Nutrients in Selected High Ranges of Kerala, India
A. Haseena, K. Surendra Gopal, S. Sandeep
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v125/i8/878-885 ,  Vol 125, No 8 (2023), Pagination: 878-885
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Utilizing Machine Learning Algorithm, Cloud Computing Platform and Remote Sensing Satellite Data for Impact Assessment of Flood on Agriculture Land
Himanshu Kumar, Rohan Kumar, Sujay Dutta, Magan Singh, Sateesh Kr. Karwariya
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v125/i8/886-895 ,  Vol 125, No 8 (2023), Pagination: 886-895
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Circulation of A2 Subclade of Avipoxvirus in Pigeons of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India
Sujatha Tamilvanan, Arun Kumar De, Jai Sunder, Gayatri Samaddar, Perumal Ponraj, Sneha Sawhney, Debasis Bhattacharya, Eaknath Bhanudasrao Chakurkar
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v125/i8/896-900 ,  Vol 125, No 8 (2023), Pagination: 896-900
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Study of Morphological Changes and Natural Degradation in Agarwood (Acquilaria agallocha Roxb.) Bark-Based Sanchi Manuscripts of Assam, North East India
U. Das
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v125/i8/901-907 ,  Vol 125, No 8 (2023), Pagination: 901-907
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Book Reviews

S.D. Chatterjee – A Scientist’s Journey from Tradition to Modernity
Hardev Singh Virk
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v125/i8/908-909 ,  Vol 125, No 8 (2023), Pagination: 908-909
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