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 122, No 10 (2022)

In this Issue

In this issue
K. P. Madhu
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i10/1114-1114 ,  Vol 122, No 10 (2022), Pagination: 1114-1114
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Guest Editorial

Managed retreat as an adaptation tool for inland and coastal flooding
Sharad K. Jain, Subhankar Karmakar
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i10/1115-1116 ,  Vol 122, No 10 (2022), Pagination: 1115-1116
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Current Science Reports
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i10/1117-1120 ,  Vol 122, No 10 (2022), Pagination: 1117-1120
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Combating predatory journals and conferences
Subhash C. Lakhotia
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i10/1121-1124 ,  Vol 122, No 10 (2022), Pagination: 1121-1124
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Scientific Correspondance

Greening India perennially needs change in forest policy regime
M. N. Ramesha, S. L. Patil, K. B. Sridhar
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i10/1125-1126 ,  Vol 122, No 10 (2022), Pagination: 1125-1126
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Insights on Indus settlement in the palaeo-Saraswati basin, Bhiwani district, Haryana, India
Deepika Tripathi, Anil Kumar Pokharia, Narender Parmar, Pankaj Kumar, Alka Srivastava, Rinku Sharma
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i10/1126-1128 ,  Vol 122, No 10 (2022), Pagination: 1126-1128
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General Article

Shifting cultivation to sustainability – seeing beyond the smoke
Anurag Mishra
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i10/1129-1134 ,  Vol 122, No 10 (2022), Pagination: 1129-1134
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Review Article

Flow measuring devices in surface irrigation for enhancing agricultural water productivity
A. Kumar, A. Sarangi
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i10/1135-1144 ,  Vol 122, No 10 (2022), Pagination: 1135-1144
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Research Articles

Risk assessment of wind droughts over India
A. Gangopadhyay, N. J. Sparks, R. Toumi, A. K. Seshadri
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i10/1145-1153 ,  Vol 122, No 10 (2022), Pagination: 1145-1153
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Pattern of crop diversification and its implications on undernutrition in India
A. R. Anuja, G. P. Shivaswamy, Mrinmoy Ray, K. N. Singh
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i10/1154-1160 ,  Vol 122, No 10 (2022), Pagination: 1154-1160
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Petrogenesis and geochemistry of fayalite and fluorite-bearing granite from the Assam Meghalaya Gneissic Complex, West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya, India: their implication towards Rodinia Supercontinent amalgamation
S. S. Sahoo, Toshilila, J. M. Umlong, S. K. Bharti, J. K. Naik, T. Pal
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i10/1161-1173 ,  Vol 122, No 10 (2022), Pagination: 1161-1173
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Tremors and built environment of Hyderabad, Telangana, India: safety of buildings using recorded ground motions
Pulkit Dilip Velani, Neelima Patnala, Bharat Prakke, S. L. N. Shastry, R. Pradeep Kumar
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i10/1174-1184 ,  Vol 122, No 10 (2022), Pagination: 1174-1184
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Quality assessment of groundwater of Kadapa district, Andhra Pradesh, India for irrigation purpose and management options
P. Venkata Subbaiah, Y. Radha Krishna, M. J. Kaledhonkar
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i10/1185-1192 ,  Vol 122, No 10 (2022), Pagination: 1185-1192
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Optimal ovipositional behaviour of Parthenium beetle, Zygogramma bicolorata Pallister (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
Uzma Afaq, Gyanendra Kumar, Omkar Omkar
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i10/1193-1198 ,  Vol 122, No 10 (2022), Pagination: 1193-1198
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Prevalence of gastrointestinal parasites in the Nicobar long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis umbrosus) on the Nicobar Group of Islands, India
Shanthala Kumar, Honnavalli N. Kumara, Avadhoot D. Velankar, Partha Sarathi Mishra, Arijit Pal, P. Sundararaj, Mewa Singh, S. Vinoth
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i10/1199-1208 ,  Vol 122, No 10 (2022), Pagination: 1199-1208
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Research Communications

Seasonal impact on quantitative attributes and vegetation indices of bioresources present in horti-silvi-pasture system of Central Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Sabeena Nabi, Shabir Ahmad Rather, Burhan Nabi, K. N. Qaisar
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i10/1209-1214 ,  Vol 122, No 10 (2022), Pagination: 1209-1214
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Identification of cis- and trans-expression quantitative trait loci using Bayesian framework
Himadri Shekhar Roy, Amrit Kumar Paul, Ranjit Kumar Paul
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i10/1214-1219 ,  Vol 122, No 10 (2022), Pagination: 1214-1219
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Book Reviews

Personal News

B. V. Krishna Murthy (1938–2022)
K. Krishnamoorthy
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v122/i10/1223-1224 ,  Vol 122, No 10 (2022), Pagination: 1223-1224
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