Current-Science Vol-57

 
     
 
January 5,1988

On defects in biaxial nematic liquid crystals
1-6
Decreasing trend in the rainfall of Kerala—M. K. Soman, K. Krishna Kumar and Nityanad Singh
7-12
Announcement
12-12
In Vivo inhibition of rat brain monoamine oxidase by selected pesticides—Sunita Khemani, L. D. Khemani and M. C. Pant
13-16
News
16-16
Transfer of Leaf rust resistance into bread wheat from Triticum timopheevi Zhuk—S. M. S. Tomar, B. C. Joshi, M. Kochumadhavan and K. D. Shrivastava
17-19
Announcement
19-19
Tissue differentiation and buffer-soluble protein patterns in wheat and triticale—S. Bandyopadhyay, J. L. Das and P. D. Ghosh
20-23
Announcements
23-23
Esterases in Amblypharyngodon mola—T. Mahender Reddy and V. Lakshmipathi
24-27
Announcement
27-27
Current Science—50 years ago
28-29
Announcement
29-29
                                         Short Communications

Spectrophotometric Studies on the interaction between laccaic acid and DNA—D. N. Goswami, K. M. Prasad and N. Prasad
30-31
Preliminary studies on the antidiabetic effects of cabbage (Brassia var. Capiata L.) oil on streptozotocin diabetic rats—S. P. Tarfa, P. K. Joseph and K. T. Augusti
32-33
Additional recent ostracodes from Rajasthan—B. A. Habibnia and M. S. Mannikeri
33-34
Fungal pathogens of Meloidogyne javanica egg masses—B. Chenchu Reddy and A. Mani
35-35
On the nomenclature of false smut fungus of rice—S. C. Ahuja and M. M. Payak
35-36
Occurrence of root grub as a pest of cardamon (Elettaria cardamomum Maton)—S. Varadarsan, D. Kumaresan and B. Gopakumar
36-36
Seed transmission of Blackeye Cowpea mosaic virus in two cowpea varieties—R. Sekar and C. B. Sulochana
37-38
Lactarius hygrophoroides Berk. & Curt. an edible wild milky mushroom new to india—R. P. Bhatt and T. N. Lakhanpal
38-39
Seedling blight of Hyoscyamus muticus by Pythium butleri in India—R. S. Shukla, S. Kumar, K. P. Singh and A. Hussain
40-40
Glycine on in vitro biosynthesis of nimbin and β-sitosterol in tissues of Azadirachta indica—Manisha Sanyal (sarkar). Anuradha Mukherji and P. C. Datta
40-41
Two long lost thallose liverworts recollected from Pindari range (Western Himalaya)—S. D. Tiwari, L. S. Bisht and Giribala Pant
41-43
Response of pearl millet (Pennisetum americanum) to inoculation with vesiculararbuscular mycorhizae and Azospirillum brasilense with different sources of phosphorous—K. V. B. R. Tilak and C. S. Singh
43-44
A new and cheaper technique for rapid multiplication of Arthrobotrys conoides and its potential as a bio-mematicide in mushroom culture—P. S. Grewal and H. S. Sohi
44-46
Proline accumulation in rice leaves as a consequence of senescence—S. K. Mohanty, Tarulata parida and R. Sridhar
46-47
Melanagromyza obtusa—A suitable system for the study of polytene chromosomes—O. P. Singh
48-49
Occurrence of a bud blight disease of mulberry caused by Fusarium lateritium f. sp. morti Type-A in India—A new report—J. Sukumar and B. R. Dayakar yadav
49-50
Book Reviews
51-56
Science News
57-57
                                        January 20, 1988

Tissue culture and gene transfer in barley—S. Mohan Jain, R. J. Newton and N. A. Tuleen
59-70
Holocene vegetation and climate change in Kumaun area based on palynological evidences—Rekha Dodia
71-73
News
73-73
Present concept of hydrogenase activity in nitrogen-fixing systems with special reference to root nodule bacterium—K. R. Sree Kumar and A. N. Sen
74-78
Announcement
78-78
                                     Short Communications

Synthesis and nitration of some substitued 2-(2'-furyl) cinchoninic acids—B. Shivarama Holla and K. Venkatramana Udupa
79-81
Effect of feeding Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum gracecum)leaves on faecal excretion of total lipids and sterols in the normal albino rabbits—Vinita Chaturvedi and  M. C. Pant
81-82
Effect of exogenous amino acid application on rhizogenesis in hypocotyl cuttings of Phaseolus vulgaris L.—R. K. Kakkar and V. K. Rai
82-84
Studies on nitrate reduction by VAM fungal spores—P. Sundaresan, N. Ubalthoose Raja, P. Gunasekaran and M. Lakshmanan
84-85
Male and female gametophytes of Rauvolfia sumatrana Jack—K. Lakshminarayana
85-87
Variability of acetylene reduction assay in the estimation of nitrogen fixation in tropical forest soils—T. Sambandam, V. Mohankumar, N. Mohan and A. Mahadevan
87-89
The first cytotaxonomic report in Chara braunii f. novi-mexicana (Div. Charophyta)—S. K. Bhatnagar
89-90
Nullisomic-trisomic in Coix gigantea (Poaceae)—A. B. Sapre and S. S. Barve
90-91
Production of  sheath of Calothrix marchica Lemm in photo and chemoheterotrophic culture—S. P. Adhikary and Jayanthi Sahu
91-93
Radio protective effect of gibberellic acid in wheat variety C 306—S. Uppal and N. Maherchandani
93-94
Changes in different lipid contents in the cotyledon and embryo of germinating sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) seeds—G. Bose, B. N. Ghosh and P. C. Bose
95-96
Association of seed characters with modulation in sybeans—V. R. Balasundaram and K. Goswami
97-98
On the occurrence of Physalis angulata L. in Tamil Nadu—A. Ganapathi
98-99
Direct plantlet formation in cotyledon cultures of Capsicum frutescens—K. Subhash and T. Christopher
99-100
Tolerance of algal population in rice soil to carbofuran application—M. Megharaj, K. Venkateswarlu and A. S. Rao
100-102
Induction of sporulation in Alternaria porri in vitro—R. B. L. Gupta and V. N. Pathak
102-102
Influence of dietary energy and protein levels on serum protein and cholesterol levels in Japanese quail—D. Narahari, R. Asha Rajini and I. A. Jaya Prasad
103-104
Announcements
104-104
Book Reviews
105-108
                                         Febuary 5, 1988

Applications of two-dimensional NMR spectroscopy to oriented molecules—Anil Kumar
109-120
Human tumour xenografting and radioimmunotargetting—D. K. Hazra, V. L. Lahiri, I. P. Ethence, Shabad Saran and M. C. Agarwal
121-125
Announcement
125-125
Effect of sorghum phyllosphere fungi on the incidence of helminthosporiose disease—M. P. Shree and H. A. Hareesha
126-128
News
128-128
Fifty-third Annual Meeting of the Indian Academy of Sciences held at Hyderabad—Summaries of lectures delivered
129-139
News
139-139
Current Science—50 years ago
140-140
                                        Short Communications

Cone-bearing shoots of Elatocladus Halle from Gangapur Formation (Lower Cretaceous) of Andra pradesh, India—A. K. Pal, P. M. Datta, P. K. Basu, S. Shome and S. C. Ghosh
141-143
Gold-quartz-sulphide reefs of Mangalur, Gulbarga District, Karnataka—A. G. Ugarkar and S. G. Tenginkai
143-145
Effect of increasing CO2 concentration on photosynthesis and photorespiration in wheat leaf—U. K. Sengupta
145-146
Two interesting lichen taxa new to India—D. D. Awasthi
146-147
Development of male gametophyte and origin of tapetum in Scutellaria discolor Wall ex. Bentham—M. R. Gurudeva and Balakrishna Gowda
148-150
Toxin production by Alternaria alternata pathogenic to brinjal (Solanum melongena L.)—M. Vijayalakshmi and A. S. Rao
150-151
Inhibition of spinach mosaic virus by extracts of some medicinal plants—Z. B. Zaidi, V. P. Gupta, A. Samad and Q. A. Naqvi
151-152
Economical method for mass culturing of Paecilomuces lilacinus (Thom) Samson—F. A. Zaki and D. S. Bhatti
153-153
Vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal association in banana—Rohini Iyer, H. Moosa and R. Kalpana Sastry
153-155
Uromyces pisi in India—Ida Bharti, M. M. Payak, D. K. Agarwal and A. K. Sarbhoy
155-156
Propagation of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in moong (Vigna radiata L.) through nutrient film technique (NFT)—Jose Mathew and B. N. Johari
156-158
Salinity tolerance of Culex sitiens Wied. (Diptera: Culicidae) larvae in laboratory condition—Santanu Ray and Amalesh Choudhury
159-160
Announcement
160-160
Book Review
161-161
                                           February 20, 1988

Research with style: The story of Raman's study of light scattering—S. Ramaseshan
163-171
Monte Carla simulations of tracer diffusion in zeolites—K. K. Pitale and R. A. Rajadhyaksha
172-178
Announcement
178-178
Synthesis of  α, α'-bis(propiophenone) tellurium derivatives as potential biodynamic agents—Surendra Srivastava, Ajay Singh and Y. D. Kulkarni
179-182
Announcement
182-182
Plant growth-promoting activity of Bacillus subtilis AFI—A. R. Podile and H. C. Dube
183-186
Announcement
186-186
                                                 Short Communications

Laser-induced fluorescence in potassium manganese sulphate single crystal—N. Manickam, P. Chandra sekhar, P. S. Narayanan, H. L. Bhat and C. K. Subramanian
187-188
Petromineralogical studies of phosphate deposits of Dondi-Lohara, Durg District,—M. W. Y. Khan and A. Mukherjee
188-189
Genus Pseudendoclonium Wille (Chaetophorales)  from India—R. K. Tiwari, H. M. Shukla, U. C. Pandey and G. L. Tiwari
190-191
Spontaneous allotetraploid of Coix gigantea C. aquatica—A. B.  Sapre, A. S. Naik and S. S. Barve
191-192
Effects on phenolic prohibitions from groundnut on fungi—P. T. Kalaichelvan and A. Mahadevan
193-195
Enhanced reproductive potential of Neochetina bruchi Hostache fed on water hyacinth—Kaiser Jamil and K. N. Jyothi
195-197
Multiple shoot formation in embryo culture of Solanum melongena—M. Sreenivasa Swamy, T. Christopher and K. Subhash
197-198
Halophila decipiens Ostenfeld f. —A new record from the eastern coast of India—K. K. Lakshmanan, S. Poornima  and M. Rajeswari
199-200
Alteration of ribulose bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase ratio by urea—M. C. Ghildiyal
200-201
Inheritance of pericarp colour in rice, Oryza sativa Linn—P. T. Annie and K. Pavithran
201-203
Torreyites sitholeyi, Anew record from the Gangapur Formation of Andhra Pradesh—G. Muralidhar Rao and H. Ramakrishna
203-204
Pre-anthesis cleistogamy in Ottelia alismoides—R. Indra and K. V. Krishnamurthy;
204-204
Inheritance of three new mutants in sesame—G. S. S. Murthy
204-206
Cytology of Atalantia  ceylanica—P. K. Agarwal
207-208
Colchicine-induced monoecious mutant in mulberry—N. K. Dwivedi, A. K. Sikdar, M. S. Jolly, B. N. Susheelamma and N. Suryanarayana
208-210
New host records of fish louse, Ergasilus malnadensis (Copepoda : Cyclopoida)—T. Venkateshappa, D. Seenappa and L. Manohar
210-210
Toxic impact of fenvalerate on the protein metabolism in the branchial tissue of a fish, Cyprinus carpio—P. Malla Reddy and Md. Bashamohideen
211-212
Impact of the presence of parasites on the population of resident endosymbiotes in brown planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens Stal. (Delphacidae : Homoptera)—G. Shankar and P. Baskaran
212-214
In vitro regeneration from leaf explants of Ladebouria hyacinthiana Roth. (Scilla indica, Bak)—D. V. Turakhia and A. R. Kulkarni
214-216
Changes in carbohydrate metabolism associated with atrophy and electrical stimulation in the gasterocnemium muscle of Rana hexadactyla—E. David, J. Nageswara Rao, P. Reddanna and S. Govindappa
216-218
Studies on yellow grub disease of freshwater fish Channa punctatus (Bloch)—A. K. Sinha, C. Sinha and R. Nikhil
218-219
Announcement
219-219
Announcement
220-220
Book Reviews
221-223
News
223-224
                                              March 5, 1988

Osmoregulation in Enterobacteriaceae: Role of proline/betaine transpot systems—J. Gowrishankar
225-234
News
234-234
Carbon-13 NMR spectroscopic study of a thermophilic fungus—Thermomyces—A. K. Rajasekarn and S. Divakar
235-237
Announcement
237-237
Isozymes of superoxide dismutase from groundnut (Arachis hypogea) seedlings—K. N. Sulochana and B. Venkaiah
238-240
Announcement
240-240
Acoustic communication between males and females of the cotton leafhopper, Amrasca devastans (Distant) on certain plant and non-plant substrates—Harish Kumar
241-244
Announcement
244-244
Current Science—50 years ago
245-246
Announcement
246-246
                                         Short Communications

Coordination complexes of a tetradentate N4 macrocyclic ligand b, H-bis(dinitro benzo) 1, 4, 7, 10 cycle tetradecane with Cu(II), Ni(II) and Co(II)—P. R. Shukla and Nihal Ahmad
247-248
Intertrappean dinosaurian fossils from Anjar area, Kachchh district, Gujarat—Z. G. Ghevariya
248-251
Bioaccumulation of zinc by Penicillium sp.—Asha Juwarkar
251-252
Cotyledonary node culture and multiple shoot formation in peanut: Evidences for somatic embryogenesis—S. Banerjee, S. Bandyopadhyay and P. D. Ghosh
252-255
Grain clustering in rice panicles—K. Pavithran and C. P. Sukes Kumar
255-257
Seeds of graminaceous plants as carriers of Axospirillum—A. V. Rao and B. Venkateswarlu
257-258
Glycinebetaine accumulation and varietal adaptability to salinity as a potential metabolic measure of salt tolerance in rice—R. Krishnamurthy, M. Anbazhagan and K. A. Bhagwat
259-261
A method for the isolation of megaplasmid from Pseudomonas solanacearum—K. Boominathan and A. Mahadevan
261-262
Anatomical studies of sex expression in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.)following hormonal application—E. A. El-Ghamriny, N. Singh and V. K. Verma
263-265
A note on stem-tip stiffness in aphid tolerant cottons (Gossypium hirsutum L.)—S. N. Kadapa, N. C. Vizia and N. B. patil
265-266
New report of garlic rust from Punjab state—P. J. Singh and Ashwani K. Basandrai
266-267
Cytomixis in microsporocytes of Rauwolfia serpentina Benth—Nirmalya Banerjee and Arun Kumar Sharma
267-268
Plant regeneration from inflorescence culture of Boerhavia diffusa L.—M. S. Sudarshana and C. Shanthamma
268-270
Regeneration of banana plantlet in vitro culture of floral apices—G. Balakrishnamurthy and S. R. Sree Rangasamy
270-272
Role of Nigrospora oryzae (Berks and  Br) Petch in blast lesions of rice caused by Pyricularia oryzae Cav.—A. Venkata Rao and T. Narayanaswamy
272-273
Effect of methyl isocyanate on reproduction in rats—Pravin Kumar and R. K. Srivastava
273-274
Actinastrum hantzschii Lagerheim var. intermedium Teiling from India—L. Jose and R. J. Patel
274-275
Inverse relationship between endogenous phenols and alpha amylase activity during chilling of Rosa macrophylla Lindl. seeds—Shashi Sharma,  Shanti S. Sharma and V. K. Rai
275-276
Haemolymph response to the development of microfilariae of Wuchereria bancrofti in Culex quinquefasciatus—N. P. Suresh Babu and R. Kaleysa Raj
276-278
Effect of iodophor treatment on the hatching of Artemia cysts—Sumitra-Vijayaraghavan, N. Ramaiah and D. Chandramohan
278-280
Cytogenetic effects of malathion on buffalo blood cultures—S. C. Gupta, R. Sahai and Neelam Gupta
280-281
Book Reviews
282-284
News
284-285
Erratum
286-286
                                            March 20, 1988

Thermodynamics of electrolyte solutions: Electromotive for studies on aqueous solutions of KCL in KCL+MgCL2+H2O  system at 25 C—D. Chinnappa Reddy, N. Kondala Rao and J. Ananthaswamy
287-290
Announcement
290-290
Plant regeneration of cyst nematode-resistant genotypes of soybeans—A. H. Freytag, S. C. Anand and A. P. Rao-Arelli
291-294
News
294-294
Effect of calcitonin hormone on the calcium level in goat lens—in vitro studies—V. K. Srivastava, S. K. Srivastava, J. P. Singh and V. K. Das
295-296
75th session of the Indian Science Congress, Pune 1988—Summaries of Sectional Presidential Addresses
297-324
News                                 
324-324
                                                Short Communications

Kinetics and mechanism of Ru(III) chloride-catalysed oxidation of benzaldehyde and substituted benzaldehydes by trichloroisocyanuric acid in acid medium—S. C. Pati, A. K. Sahu and Y. Sriramulu
325-326
Pachytene chromosomes of Coleus forskohlii—J. R. Bahl and B. R. Tyagi
326-328
Tissue levels of glutathione, cysteine and coenzyme A in experimental mercurialism—D. C. Sharma, P. K. Sharma and P. P. Singh
328-329
Orthis aff. rustica from the Devonian quartz-arenite of the Muth Formation, Khimolul La(Kinnaur), Himachal Himalaya—U. K. Bassi
329-331
Occurrence of stone implements and vertebrate fossils at Barbhanta and Lakhali: in Bamnidihi area, Champa Tahsil, Bilaspur District, Madhya Pradesh—D. R. Datta, P. Tarafdar and N. K. Dutta
331-333
Protein synthesis during the toxic effect of plant latex on Aspergillus japonicus—A. R. Amin, P. Vyas, G. Gopal and V. V. Modi
334-337
Effect of chemicals on the morphology of Sclerotium rolfsii Sacc causing foot-rot disease of barley—R. K. Singh and R. S. Dwivedi
337-338
In vitro synthesis of ectendomycorrhizae of Pinus patula with Amanita muscaria—K. Kannan and K. Natarajan
338-340
A report on seed polymorphism in Crotalaria burhia Buch-Ham in Indian desert—B. S. V. Prakash and D. N. Sen
340-341
Interception of Ascochyta pinodes in exotic pea germplasm—J. L. Varshney and Ram Nath
341-343
Nitella hyalina f. hyalina (Dc.) R. D. W.: A new chromosome count and its cytotaxonomy—S. K. Bhatnagar
343-344
Tissue culture of artemisia annua L.—A potential source of an antimalarial drug—Sumita Jha, Timir B. Jha and Shashi B. Mahato
344-346
Vittaria himalayensis Ching, A new record for western himalayas—N. Punetha and B. S. Kholia
346-348
Long-styled form of water hyacinth in India—Brij Gopal
348-349
Book Reviews
350-352
News
353-353
                                              April 5, 1988

Tracer diffusion of carbon dioxide and methanol in zeolite Y and ZSM-5 using 14C labelled sorbates—K. K. Pitale, R. A. Rajadhyaksha, A. S. Pendharkar and A. C. Eapen
355-363
Mutagenic potential of the hypolipidemic drug clofibrate—S. Nagini, S. T. Santhiya and B. Nagarajan
364-366
Distribution of vesicular arbuscular mucorrhizae (VAM) in the sandy beach soils of Madras coast—V. Mohankumar, S. Raghupathy, C. B. Nirmala and A. Mahadevan
367-368
Seed germination and seedling morphology in Indotristicha ramosissima (Podostemaceae) grown in vitro—B. Vidyashankari
369-373
Science news
373-373
Current Science—50 years ago
374-375
                                           Short Communications

β'-Subunit of Escherichia coli RNA polymerase most probably has one "zinc finger" protein motiff—Dipankar Chatterji and K. Guruprasad
376-377
Ancient plant economy at Chalcolithic Tuljapur Garhi, District Amraoti, Maharashtra—M. D. Kajale
377-379
A new methold of mass rearing predatory phytoseiid mites in the laboratory—P. Karuppuchamy, M. Mohanasundaram and S. Jayaraj
379-380
On the occurrence of 'green tide' in the Arabian sea off Mangalore—R. J. Katti, T. R. Chandrashekhara Gupta and H. P. C. Shetty
380-381
Effect of nutritional stress on capsaicin production in immobilized cell cultures of Capsicum annuum—G. A. Ravishankar, K. S. Sharma, L. V. Venkataraman and A. K. Kadyan
381-383
Diatom abundance in the estuaries—V. N. Rao and G.  Ragothaman
383-384
Seed-borne infection of Fusariella hughesii in mungbean—D. D. Kulshrestha
384-386
Physiological blocks underlying dormancy of rice—A. Kapur, Hari Singh and H. L. Sharma
386-387
Heterotrophic nitrification by Fusarium species isolated from fields with cotton crop—M. Megharaj, M. Vijayalakshmi, K. Venkateswarlu and A. S. Rao
387-388
Interspecific cross between Atylosia albicans and Atylosia cajanifolia—Kalpana Srivastava and S. N. Tripathi
388-391
Contact electron micrography for characterization of paper: A new technique—A. V. Moharir and Narn Prakash
391-393
Effect of potassium on leaf diffusive resistance and transpiration—Sandhya Singh and C. P. Sharma
393-394
Role of conidia in recurrence of ergot of bajra—Shikha Roy and Ashwani Kumar
394-395
A Screening method for drought tolerance in cocoa—D. Balasimha and E. V. Daniel
395-395
First record of Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo) Vuillemin, an entomogenous fungus from the sugarcane defoliator Phytoscaphus sp. (Coleoptera : Curculionidae) from india—Ashok Varma, B. K. Tandan and Kishan Singh
396-396
New host records of the parasitoid Lysiphlebus delhiensis (Subba Rao & Sharma) and the Hyperparsitoid Alloxysta pleuralis (Cameron)—Rajendra Singh and R. N. Tripathi
397-397
Pollination studies in almond (Prunus amugdalus L.)—D. P. Abrol
397-398
Torus longitudinalis in Mystus leletius (Teleostei)—K. K. Tandon, Asha Gill and A. K. Dhillon
398-399
Growth regulatory activity of Dimilin against Mesocyclops thermocyclopoides—D. Raghunatha Rao and Gita Paul
399-400
An extreme linkage between inversions in Drosophila ananassae—A. K. Singh and B. N. Singh
400-402
Neuroanatomy of Furcocercous, Cercaria milleri—S. L. Choubisa
402-404
Announcement
404-404
Book Reviews
405-408
Science News
408-409
Announcement
410-410
                                             April 20, 1988

Abrogation of helper T  cells by dengue virus-induced cytotoxic factor—Madhu Khanna, U. C. Chaturvedi and Asha mathur
411-414
Announcement
414-414
Carbaryl toxicity in germinating seeds of Vigna sinensis: Effects of gibberellic acid supplementation—P. K. Sengupta, A. Chakrabarti and S. k. Banerjee
415-417
News
417-417
Assessment of vegetation cover in Karnataka—Madhulika Sinha
418-421
Annual cycle heat transport in North Indian Ocean—K. K. Varma
422-424
News                                                  
424-424
                                               Short Communications

A new formula for spherical mirrors and thin lenses—V. Anantha Narayanan
425-425
Synthesis of some new 3-cyclohexylthiosemicarbazono-2-indolinones as anti-bacterial—S. P. Singh
425-428
Kinetics of polymerization of acrylamide initiated by Mn3+-L-Threonine redox system—T. Balakrishnan, S. Subbu and T. K. Shabeer
428-430
A new isolate of Plasmodium falciparum and its chloropuine sensitivity—D. C. Kaushal
430-432
Redifferentiation of  NaCl tolerant sugarcane plants from callus derived resistant lines—G. R. Naik and K. Harinath Babu
432-434
Effect of storage temperature on vitamin C content of mushrooms (Agaricus bisporus)—R. D. Rai and Sanjeev Saxena
434-435
A note on spontaneous mixoploid in Capsicum—N. S. Prakash, N. Lakshmi and I. Harini
435-436
Plastid mutations induced in red pepper by nitrosomethyl urea—M. V. Rajam
436-438
Inheritance of small leaf and crinkled leaf nature of blackgram—V. Muralidharan, S. R. Sree Rangasamy and R. Rathnasamy
438-439
Quantitative estimation of rutin in Rauvolfia serpentina Benth. ex Kurz—K. R. Bhardwaj
439-439
Cytology of Christella multiauriculata Punetha—N. Punetha and Abha sen
439-440
Genotypic differences of in vitro lateral bud establishment and shoot proliferation in papaya—Purnima and Sandhya Bisht
440-442
Gossypol affects plant sperms also—N. S. Rangaswamy and Janaki Subramanyan
442-444
Structural design of the endosperm of carrot (Daucus carota L. Var. Sativa)—A. R. S. Menon and Yash Dave
445-446
Occurrence of hepatiarius bendawesi sp. nov. from Anas poecilorhyncha (Forster) from India—A. K. Sharma
446-447
Glutamate dehydrogenase activity in normal and aestivated Pila globosa—A possible neuroendocrine regulation—G. Ramesh Reddy, G. R. V. Babu and C. S. Chetty
447-448
Relationship between pineal gland activity and breeding activity in the Indian piedmyna, Sturnus contra contra L.
449-449
Book Reviews
450-453
Science News
453-454
                                               May 5, 1988

New facets of the Einstein-Rosen paradox from elementary particle physics—Dipankar Home
455-464
Announcement
464-464
Effect of in vivo electrical stimulations on protein fractions of denervated gastrocnemius muscle of frog Rana Hexadactyla (lesson)—E. David, J. Nageswara Rao, P. Reddanna and S. Govindappa
465-467
News
467-467
Cytogentic evidence of gene amplification in natural populations of black rats from radioactive areas—G. Mohapatra and B. B. Parida
468-471
News
471-471
Photoperiod linked patterns of daily mating behaviour in the bug Dysdercus koenigii f. (Hemiptera : Pyrrhocoridae)—D. S. Hebbalkar and R. N. Sharma
472-474
News
474-474
Current Science—50 years ago
475-476
Anouncement                                       
476-476
                                              Short Communications

Infrared and electronic absorption spectra of some substituted benzonitriles—Arun Joshi, K. Suryanarayana Rao and M. A. Shashidhar
477-478
Oxidation studies using pyridinium chlorochromate on (+)-3-carene derivatives—S. S. Bhosale, G. S. Joshi and G. H. Kulkarni
478-479
Transformations of menthol, menthone and menthyl acetate in M. arvensis L. with relation to age to plant—A. K. Singh, A. A. Naqvi, Kamla Singh and R. S. Thakur
480-481
Effects of  β-sitosterol on the oestrous cycle and ovarian weight in the rat—T. Malini and G. Vanithakumari
482-483
Histochemical study of the metabolism and toxicity of mercury—D. C. Sharma, P. K. Sharma, K. K. Sharma, J. S. Mathur and P. P. Singh
483-485
Effect of simulated water stress on IAA oxidase in groundnut (Arachis hypogea) seedlings—S. T. Mathews, V. M. Latha, V. N. Satakopan and R. Srinivasan
485-486
A report on the level of protein catabolism in doxorubicin-treated rats—A. Geetha , R. Sankar and C. S. Shyamala Devi
486-487
New occurrence of intertrappean beds in the Jabalpur district, Madhya Pradesh—V. J. S. Lamba, P. S. Agarkar, C. S. Pillai and D. Raghoober
488-488
On the occurrence of alkali-olivine basalt from the Deccan traps around Pratapgarh, Rajasthan—M. K. Pandit
489-490
Fluctuating monsoonal precipitation as revealed by foraminiferal variations in core from shelf regime off  Karwar (India)—Rajiv Nigam
490-491
PAL-ase activity in the roots of Sorghum bicolor inoculated with Azospirillum—S. Mohan, D. Purushothaman, S. Jayaraj and A. V. Rangarajan
492-493
Lipids in mucosal epithelium of the intestine of mice fed on Zn-deficient diet—S. K. Taneja and B. Kaur
493-494
Neurosecretory cells and vitellogenin synthesis in thiacidas postica (Insecta: Lepidoptera)—R. K. Bhola and Suniti Sarna
494-496
Encystation of axenic Entamoeba histolytica amobae—Syed A. iman
496-497
Interaction of Ca2+ and calmodulin antogonist, CPZ on mitochondrial Ca2+ ATPase activity of cowpea leaf discs during senescence—G. Suvarnalatha and P. M . Swamy
497-499
Acremonium salmoneum Games & Lodha —Anew hyperparsite on Puccinia arachidis —S. K. Sharma and D. K. Agarwal
499-500
Emulsifier production by Pseudomonas fluorescents during the growth on hydrocarbons—A. J. Desai, K. M. Patel and J. D. Desai
500-501
Antifungal activity in Codiaeum variegatum leaf extract—G. Prabhakara Naidu
502-504
Gloeophyllum imponens—A new record of a polyporaceous fungus from India—A. B. De
504-505
Cercospora leaf spot of Ervatamia coronaria—B. Muralidhara Rao and M. B. Shivanna
505-506
Solanum spirale Roxt: Occurrence and cytology—Philomena Kuriachan and Omana Mathew
506-507
Dilution optima of broth cultures for maximizing production of carrier-based inoculants—K. S. Jauhri
507-509
Announcement
509-509
Book Review
510-510
Science News
510-511
News
511-511
                                           May 20, 1988

Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary events: Mass extinctions, iridium enrichment and Deccan volcanism—Ashok Sahni
513-519
Science News
519-519
Surface of microfilariae and impact of chemical alterations in vitro—V. M. L. Srivastava, K. Masood, P. Y. Guru, Satyavan Sharma and R. K. Chatterjee
520-523
News
523-523
Activation of serum complement by organochlorine insecticides, DDT and endosulphan—Nibhriti Das, Naline Srivastava and L. M. Srivastava
524-526
Announcement
526-526
A chemotaxonomic assessment of the status of some infraspecific taxa of Ipomoea Linn—Geetha G. Nair, M. Daniel and S. D. Sabnis
527-529
News
529-529
Sustained release formulations of Bacillus sphaericus for the control of mosquito larvae of Culex fatigans—S. V. Amonkar, N. Vijayalakshmi, A. S. Rao and C. Gopinathan
530-532
News
532-532
Rapid procedure for production of anti-Azospirillum serum—K. Annapurna and Y. D. Gaur
533-535
                                         Short Communications

A Series representation for Ramanujan's integral formula—E. Thandapani, K. Balachandran
536-536
An improved procedure for the acylation of phenols using boron trifluoride-etherate—Smita Mohanty and S. K. Grover
537-538
Anti-inflammatory activity of Jussieua repens Linn—A. Thamaraichelvan and S. Baburaj
539-539
A simple tubidometric assay for concanavalin—A. Kamra and M. N. Gupta
539-541
Effect of anions in cu(II)-diamine complexes on catalytic hydrolysis of DFP—D. N. Marjit, U. S. Sharma and D. K. Jaiswal
542-542
Mid-Holocene sediments of Warna basin, Sangli district, Maharashtra (India)—T. D. Tandale
543-544
Felsic volcanics from the Khetric Copper Belt, Rajasthan—R. C. Gathania and P. R. Golani
544-546
A possible common mode of origin of human XX hermaphrodites 'Y-negavie' XX males and XY females with normal Y chromosomes—H. Sharat Chandra
547-548
Altered nuclease and protease activity in cyanophage LPP-1 infected cyanobacteria—P. S. Bisen, Surabhi Audholia, A. Gupta and B. N. Tiwari
548-550
Studies on the stem exudate of Azadirachta indica Linn—M. Ali and J. S. Qadry
550-551
Loss of toxigenicity of Aspergillus flavus strains during subculturing—A Genetic interpretation—K. S. Bilbrami, S. P. Sinha and Punam Jeswal
551-552
Powdery mildew of Momordica cochinchinensis—H. B. Singh and L. C. Verma
552-553
Sex determination in the larvae and pupae of soybean leaf miner, Aproaerema modicella Deventer—O. P. Singh and K. K. Nema
553-554
Polyploidy, nuclear DNA and hecogenin in four species of Agave—Suchitra Banerjee and A. K. Sharma
554-556
Non-vestured pits of Delonix elata Gamble—K. Ranjani and K. V. Krishnamurthy
556-557
Effect of storage on pollen germination and pollen tube growth—P. B. A. Nanda Kumar, Rekha Chaudhury and K. R. Shivanna
557-559
Effect of alcohol and chemical effluents on seed germination and seedling growth of black gram—N. Rajaram, M. Manoharan and K. Janardhanan
559-560
Russula crustosa Peck—An addition to Indian edible mushrooms—R. P. Bhat and T. N. Lakhanpal
560-561
Abnormality in olfactory organ and jaws of the exotic carp, Cyprinus carpio caommunis (Linn)—Sunil Kumar Jaiswal, Radha Komanduri and Saral Waghray
561-563
Gill surface area of a giant size riverine specimen of major carp, Catla catla (Ham)—G. K. Kunwar and J. S. Datta Munshi
563-566
                                             June 5, 1988

Photophysical studies of optically active poly(pyridyl)-ruthenium(II) chelates ion-exchanged on Na-hectorite clay—Vishwas Joshi, Dilip Kotkar and Pushpito K. Ghosh
567-573
Announcement
573-573
Synthesis of a novel polynucleotide: Potential R-L model—R. K. Mishra and S. K. Brahmachari
574-577
Announcement
577-577
Structure of the "isosahedral" phase in rapidly solidified aluminium-maganese alloys—T. R. Anantharaman
578-586
News
586-586
Fracture and vein pattern at Murutha gold prospect, Kerala state—V. Prasannakumar, P. K. R. Nair, Eric D'Cruz and Mubashir Sajid
587-590
Announcement
590-590
Glycolytic oxidation in freshwater fish, Sarotherodon mossambicus during benthiocarb exposure—P. R. A. Babu, G. R. Reddy, G. R. V. Babu and C. S. Chetty
591-594
Current Science—50 years ago
595-596
Announcement
596-596
                                     Short Communications

Effect of slow cycle cold work fatigue on thermo-emf of nickel—A. N. Nigam and A. C. Gupta
597-598
Prototropism in thimorpholine—Mannam Krishnamurthy, K. Surendra Babu and U. Muralikrishana
598-600
Phase rule studies of binary systems involving sulphoxides and phenols-An interesting case of compound formation—V. Baliah, K. Ganapathy and K. Gnanasekaran
600-601
Relative sensitivity of angiospermic pollen to endosulphan—R. C. Gupta and M. U. Beg
602-604
Distinct dehydrogenase isoenzymes in strains and species of simian malarial parasites as evident by gradient polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis—Ranjana Watts, D. C. Kaushal, K. K. Srivastava, S. K. Puri, G. P. Dutta, N. A. Kaushik and S. Ghatak
604-606
Radioactive dinosaur bones—U. B. Mathur
606-608
Middle Krol Stromatolites from the Nainital area, Kumaun Lesser Himalaya—C. C. Pant and A. K. Sharma
608-611
Boletus edulis  bull ex.Fr.—An edible mushroom new to India—T. N. Lahanpal, Rajeev Sharma and Ashok Kumar
611-612
Pattern of acid phosphatase activity during shoot organogenesis in normal and variant callus cultures of Nicotiana tabacum L. Cv. White Burley—V. Kumar, N. R. Yadav and N. Maherchandani
612-613
Chaetomium sheath bolotch A New disease of rice—S. R. Das, P. K. Barik, K. C. Mohanty and N. N. Mohanty
613-614
Influence of light on growth pattern of Rhizoctonia solani—A maize isolate—S. Lokesha and R. K. Somashekar
614-615
Takhtajanianthus De. gen. nov—A. B. De
615-615
A report on polymorphic seeds in halophytes Trianthema triquetra L. in Indian desert—T. N. Mary and P. Koti Rao
616-617
A new chromosome number report in Chloris bournei Rang at Tad--T. N. Mary and P. Koti Rao
617-618
Histochemical study of alkaline phosphatase and 5'-nucleotidase in the adrenal gland of Megachiropteran bat Rteropus giganteus giiganteus Brunnich—S. K. David  P. L  Pareek and M. M  Ranga
618-620
Biological control of white grub using Verticillium lecanii (Zimmerm) Viegas—H. N. Gour and R. K. Dabi
620-621
Scyphospora phyllostachydis Kantschaveli, Anew generic record for India—J. Muthumary (alias) Kalaivani
621-622
Aspergillus terreus Thom.—A new record as fish pathogen—Udaya Bhattacharya, Jaishanker Prasad and N. K. Dubey
622-623
Sex association in the double cocoons of muga silkworm, Antheraea assama Ww.—A. Barah, M. Goswami and M. V. Samson
623-624
Damage to the midgut epithelium caused by food in the absence of pertitrophic membrane—P. M. Sudha and S. P. Muthu
624-625
Neuroendocrine control of protein and aminoacid levels in the blood of freshwater crab. Barytelphusa guerini (H. Milne Edwards) (Decapoda, Potamidea)—M. S. Gangotri, G. P. Satyanarayana Rao and K. Narayana
625-627
Rat uterine bioassay for the residual effect of the administered testosterone acetate in the carp--C. G. Nagaraj, G. P. Satyanarayana Rao and K. Narayana
627-628
                                                        June 20, 1988

Advances in biotechnology of conifers—P. K. Gupta
629-637
Announcement
637-638
Photodynamic activity on human erythrocytes—S. Ganesan, V. Masilamani and S. Natarajan
639-643
Announcement
643-643
Iono-covalent and Yafet Kittle angle studies of slow cooled and quenched CuZn-system—S. R. Sawant and S. S. Suryavanshi
644-647
Erratum
647-647
Thermally induced optical phase conjugation by degenerate four-wave mixing—B. Raghavendra prasad, R. Krishna Mohan, P. S. Narayanan, C. K. Subramanian and P. Chandra Sekhar
648-654
Importance of cytotoxic T lymphocytes in influenza vaccine research—Shobhana D. Kelkar
655-660
News
660-660
                                      Short Communications

Spermicidal activity of steroidal and triterpenic glycosides—G. Pant, M. S. Panwar, D. S. Negi and M. S. M. Rawat
661-661
Relation between grade and abundance of manganese nodules—M. Sudhakar
662-663
Azimuthal ratio technique of interpreting radial soundings—K. K. Sharma, M. S. Jegatheesan and B. Rukmangada Reddi
663-664
Effect of heavy metals on superoxide dismutase activity in Pennisetum typhoideum—S. Vijaya Kumar Reddy and B. Venkaiah
664-665
Optimum frequency of addition of nutrient solution for mass production of Glomus fasciculatum inoculum—M. N. Sreenivasa and D. J. Bagyaraj
665-666
Response of Westiellopsis prolifica to salt-stressII. Uptake of Na+ in the presence of K+ as chloride, nitrate and phosphate—M. N. Jha and B. B. Bagyaraj
667-668
Somatic hybridization attempts between Sorghum bicolor Moench and Oryza sativa L.—U. R. Murty and E. C. Cocking
668-670
A new species of Phaeoramularia Muntanola—A. N. Rai and Kamal
670-672
Aspergillus kambarensis, A new report from India—Hansa Pandey, Neeta Pande and B. S. Mehrotra
672-673
Cirrenalia tropicalis, An addition to Indian marine fungi—D. R. Ravikumar and A. Purushothaman
674-674
Leaf spot disease of coconut incited by Bipolaris incurvata (Bernad) Alcorn—S. Chander Rao
674-675
Up-to-date life cycle of Neovossia indica (Mitra) Mundkur—H. S. Dhaliwal and D. V. Singh
675-677
Induction of adventitious buds and plantlet regeneration in Pinus sylvestris L. —S. Mohan Jain, R. J. Newton and E. J. Soltes
677-679
Influence of carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus nutrition on growth of Dioscorea deltoidea callus and production of diosgenin and sterols—G. A. Ravishankar and S. Grewal
679-681
Cytomixis in a maize trisomic—M. N. Premachandran, J. K. S. Sachan and K. R. Sarkar
681-682
Genotoxicity of Dormin-5 in drosophila sex-linked recessive lethal and female germ line mosaic tests—N. K. Tripathy and P. K. Routray
682-684
Oviposition and sex ratio of Argulus siamensis var. siamensis and Argulus siamensis var. hessarghattaris (Crustacea: Branchiura) parasitic on freshwater fishes—A. Sundara Bai, D. Seenappa and K. V. Devaraj
685-686
New records of insect parasitoids of leaf-roller and flushworm of tea—K. Subbiah
686-686
Sexual dimorphism in the larva and pupa of coconut rhinoceros beetle Oryctes rhinoceros (Coleoptera : Scarabaeidae)—A. Mini and V. K. K. Prabhu
686-687
Book Reviews
688-690
Announcement
690-690
                                            July 5, 1988

Presence of receptors for antigen and antibody on dengue virus-induced suppressor T cells and their products—U. C. Chaturvedi, Nisha Srivastava and Asha Mathur
691-696
Dynamical systems that mimic flow turbulence—R. Narasimha and G. S. Bhat
697-702
Synthesis and antimicrobial activities of some new 4-arylamino isoxazolo-[5,4-d] pyrimidine derivatives—V. A. Adhikari, V. P. Savalgi and V. V. Badiger
703-706
News
707-707
Inhibition of Ca2+-ATPase by benthiocarb in rat: An in vitro study—G. R. Veera Babu, G. R. Reddy and C. S. Chetty
708-709
Ten decades of research on biological nitrogen fixation—N. S. Subba Rao
710-717
Announcement
717-717
Current Science—50 years ago
718-720
Announcement
720-720
                                       Short Communications

Isolation of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in India—Zimra Israel, Mridula Bose, M. A. Sreenivasan, Jeanette Rodrigues, I. S. Gilada and Khorshed M. Pavri
721-722
Pillow lava occurrences in deccan trap flows around Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh—A. K. Bhattacharya and M. Ghosh
722-723
Immobilization of cell wall degrading enzymes by isolated host and non-host cell walls—G. S. Prasad, A. R. Podile and H. C. Dube
723-724
Somatic instability in the populations of Cyperus cyperoids O. Kuntze (Cyperacease)—D. H. Tejavathi
724-727
Xanthomonas campestris pv. juglandis—A new report from India—R. S. Adhikari, S. S. Bora and S. B. Singh
728-728
Transfer of biologically fixed nitrogen from soil to rice plant—P. B. B. N. Charyulu and V. Rajaramamohan Rao
728-730
In vitro plantlet from internode and inflorescence axis of Brassica oleracea var.botrytis—S. Singh
730-732
Effect of GA4+7 on germination and early seedling growth of maize under water stress—A. S. Basra, Seema Bedi and C. P. Malik
732-733
Cases of polyembryony in cocosoid palms—G. N. Reddy and A. R. Kulkarni
733-734
A method for maintenance of Plasmopara viticola and laboratory evaluation of fungicides—T. S. Thind, G. D. Munshi and S. S. Sokhi
734-735
Polyploidization and modification of sex in mulberry by colchicine—A. K. Sikdar, M. S. Jolly and N. K. Dwivedi
736-737
Occurrence of free threshing trait in Triticum durum—T. Monococcum amphiploid—S. K. Sharma, D. S. Multani, H. S. Dhaliwal and K. S. Gill
737-738
Cytogeography and nomenclatural notes on Solanum L. Section Solanum—A. Ganapathi and G. R. Rao
739-739
Flower on tendril in Trichosanthes anguina Linn—A. K. Sardar and K. K. Mukherjee
739-741
A time-temperature schedule for terminating diapause in prepupae of Cotesia kazak—C. R. Ballal, S. P. Singh, Pradyuman Kumar and S. K. Jalali
741-743
Unusual hatching in silkworm Bombyx mori—K. V. Benchamin
743-743
A new predatory ant Aenictus pachycerus smith (Hymenoptera : Formicidae) on wireworm Agrotes sp. (Coleoptera : Elateridae)—M. Manjunatha, N. S. Bhat, G. T. T. Raju and C. A. Viraktamath
744-744
Leaf-age correlated changes in oxidative enzymes in Retithrips syriacus (Mayet) infested Ricinus communis—G. Suresh and T. N. Ananthakrishnan
744-746
Book Reviews
747-749
Science News
749-752
                                            July 20, 1988

High temperature superconductors: The current story—A. V. Narlikar and S. K. Agarwal
753-760
Berry's phase and weak localization in the presence of spin-orbit interaction—N. Kumar
761-763
Remote sensing techniques for ocean-related studies—B. Manikiam
764-768
News
768-768
Synthesis and pharmacological activity of certain 6-alkyl/aralkyl-7-nitro [1]benzopyrano-[2,3-b][1,5]benzodiazepin-13-ones—T. Kavitha Devi, Y. Jayamma and V. Malla Reddy
769-772
Studies on the site of action of SAN 9785 {4-chloro-5-dimethylamino-2-phenyl-3-(2H) pyridazinone] on cell division using onion root tips—Karunyal Samuel and Salil Bose
773-775
News
775-775
Preparation and characterization of indane-1,2,3-trione monothiosemicarbazone complexes with Cu(II). Pd(II), Ag(I), Cd(II), Hg(II) and Pb(II)—K. Hussain Reddy
776-778
News
778-778
Evidence for the altered translation in the neuroblastoma cell line NG 108 as a result of exposure to low level microwave radiations—S. K. Dutta and Mukesh Verma
779-786
News
786-786
Origin of suncracks and clay mounds at Tsokar in Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir state—M. R. Sharma
787-789
                                     Short Communications

Effect of magnetic activity on spread-F irregularities at Kakinada—P. S. Kesava Rao
790-790
A Simple method for refractive index measurements for liquids—S. K. Mohanlal
791-793
PMR spectral evidence for steric enhancement of resonance—V. Baliah, T. Mangalamudaiyar and T. Ravi
793-794
Synthesis of some styryl dyes from 3-ethyl-2-thio-4-selenazolidone—T. K. Raja, S. Ananthapadmanabhan, R. Gopalakrishnan and K. M. Vimala
795-796
Eugnone, a new anthraquinone from the stem bark of Sapium eugifolium—Kalpna Rusia and S. K. Srivastava
796-797
Thionation of β-apopicropodophyllin—C. Anjanamurthy and Radhakrishna
797-798
A novel method for cleaning and conservation of corroded silver-coated copper coins—V. Pandit Rao, P. Gayathri and M. C. Ganorkar
798-799
Chemical examination of the brown alga Stoechospermum marginatum (C. Agardh)—Solimabi Wahidulla, Lisette D'Souza and S. Y. Kamat
799-800
Ichnogenus Skolithos from Gethia unit, District Nainital, Kumaun Lesser Himalaya—A. K. Sharma and C. C. Pant
800-802
Occurrence of an autoclastic volcanic breccia—V. J. S. Lamba
802-803
On the age of the lower coarse member of the Upper Bhima Formation—V. S. Kale, N. J. Pawar, T. C. Atkinson and P. J. Rowe
803-804
Rupture propagation direction in major earthquakes along the Himalayan convergence zone—Ramesh Chander
805-806
Leaf variant in winged bean—A. D. Choudhary
806-807
Efficacy of odoriferous organic compounds on the growth of keratinophilic fungi—B. Geetha singh and S. C. Agrawal
807-808
Phyllody, a new disease of green gram in Tamilnadu—P. Lakshmanan, R. Rabindran, K. Pilliarsamy and S. Mohan
809-810
A new sphenopsid from the Barakars of the South Karanpura coalfield, Bihar, India—D. E. P. Jeyasingh
810-811
Science News
812-813
Announcement
814-814
                                          August 5, 1988

Evaluation and analysis of fast acting solenoid—T. Nagarajan, K. Anantha Ram, S. Ravishankar and C. S. Prasad
815-820
News
820-820
Modification and in vitro evaluation of stroma-free haemoglobin—T. V. Kumari, Mira Mohanty, Vijayakumari and P. A. Jayaprakash
821-823
Structure of a new terpene, urs-3-O-acetyl-20(30)-ene-28-oic acid from stem bark of Sapium eugnifolium Kalpna Rusia—S. K. Srivastava and Mira Saxena
824-826
Announcement
826-826
Effect of in vivo electrical stimulations on protein metabolism of denervated gastrocnemius muscle of frog Rana hexadactyla—E. David, J. Nageswara Rao, P. Reddanna and S. Govindappa
827-829
Trophoblast in chiropteran development—A. Gopalakrishna and N. Badwaik
830-834
Current Science—50 years ago
835-836
Announcement
836-836
                                       Short Communications

Characterization of gelatin film waveguides—S. Sarat Chandra Babu and G. M. Naik
837-839
Fossil charophyta—A scanning electron microscopic study and depositional environment—Kalyan Chakraborty
839-841
Geochemical distinction of lava flows from Ajra-Mahagaon area—N. W. Gokhale and K. Bhimsen
841-844
Origin of 'Cytospindle' microtubules in Paramecium—V. Sundararaman
844-846
Aflatoxin production by Aspergillus parasiticus on seeds and cakes of Brassica cultivars under varied moisture and temperature regime—Neeraj Sharma, Laxmi Chand and G. K. Garg
846-847
On the biotypes of root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne graminicola in rice—B. N. Swain and J. S. Prasad
848-849
A wilt toxin from Fusarium oxysporum cumini Patel and Prasad—H. N. Gour and Sanjeev Agarwal
849-851
Effect of colchicine on sex expression and leaf shape in mulberry—N. K. Dwivedi, N. Suryanarayana, B. N. Susheelamma, A. K. Sikdar and M. S. Jolly
851-852
Developmental morphology of the micro and megasporangium in Cryptolepis buchananii R. & S.—K. Lakshminarayana and M. Suresh Babu
852-854
A new stem rot of sweet clover in India—A. Kumar and H. K. Joshi
854-855
A new leaf spot disease of chickpea incited by Scopulariopsis brevicaulis—R. B. Gaur, R. S. Rathore and R. D. Singh
855-856
Parthenogenesis under magnetic field in Marsilea L.—C. Wadhwani and T. N. Bhardwaja
856-857
Asterococcus, under high altitude cosmic-radiations—Pushpa Srivastava and Jafar Nizam 857-858
Epidemic of sugarcane wilt associated with plant parasitic nematodes in south Gujarat—D. J. Patel, H. R. Patel and C. C. Patel
858-859
A note on the extra floral nectaries of Baliospermum raziana Keshav with a new distributional record—Tom Jose, Mathew Varghese and J. A. Inamdar
859-860
Production of unisexual progeny in rice gall midge Orseolia oryzae (Wood-Mason)—Mangal Sain and M. B. Kalode
860-861
Cosmarium wembaerensis Schmidle under SEM—Vidyavati and J. Sulek
861-863
A quarantine note on Prostephanus truncatus (Horn)—A pest that needs to be watched—B. R. Verma, B. Lal and S. R. Wadhi
863-864
Toxicity of HgCl2 and CH3HgCl to Chlorella vulgaris—S. R. Verma and Dev Dutt
864-865
Allantoin in the haemolymph and fat body of the developing larva of the moth, Spodoptera mauritia Boisduval—K. V. Lazar and U. V. K. Mohamed
866-867
Occurrence of two entomofungal pathogens, Metarhizium anisopliae (Metschinikoff)sorokin var minor Tulloch and Nomuraea rileyi (Farlow) Samson on Heliothis armigera Hubner (Noctuidae : Lepidoptera)—C. Gopalakrishnan and K. Narayanan
867-868
Sexing live adults of the pollu beetle Longitarsus nigripennis Mots (Chrysomelidae : Coleoptera)—P. S. P. V. Vidyasagar, S. Devasahayam and K. M. Abdulla Koya
869-869
Book Reviews
870-871
News
871-871
Science News
872-875
                                        August 20, 1988

On the association between the amount and frequency of daily rainfall distribution at Indian stations—R. Ananthakrishnan and M. K. Soman
877-882
News
882-882
Growth of the corpus luteum in relation to gestation in some Indian bats—A. Gopalakrishna and N. Badwaik
883-886
Announcement
886-886
                                      Short Communications

Grunerite-bearing banded iron formations of Gadag Schist Belt, Karnataka—S. C. Puranik
887-888
Role of coloured glumellae in partial dormancy of fodder sorghum seeds (Sorghum bicolor)—Arvind Kapur, Hari singh and H. L. Sharma
888-890
Response of in vitro leaf callus cultures for regeneration and evaluation of the regenerants in tomato—S. Sukumar and S. R. Sree Rangasamy
890-892
Glucose 6-phosphatase activity in ripening mango (Mangifera indica L.) fruit—Rajiv Kumar and Y. Selvaraj
892-893
Cajanol accumulation in stem callus tissue of Cajanus cajan infiltrated with spre suspension of Botrytis cinerea—Jagroop S. Dahiya
894-895
Chlorophyll content in rice as influenced by the root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne graminicola infection—B. N. Swain and J. S. Prasad
895-896
Hormonal induction of parthenocarpy in Memordica cochinchinensis Spreng—A. K. Handique
896-898
A new wilt disease of horse-gram in India—D. Mishra
898-898
Corollospora intermedia, A lignicolous marine fungus from India—D. R. Ravikumar and A. Purushothaman
898-899
Sex ratios in natural populations of five tropical dioecious Euphorbiaceae—Vatsavaya S. Raju
899-901
Effect of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhiza on uptake of phosphorus and zinc in rice —A. K. Sharma, Renu Singh and U. S. Singh
901-902
Tissue invertase as a possible index of smut infection in sugarcane—P. Padmanaban, D. Mohanraj and K. C. Alexander
902-903
Helicodendron amazonense: An addition to the fungi of India—N. Krishnarao and C. Manoharachary
903-903
New records of Cardiochiles (Braconidae : Hymenoptera) on Heliothis armigera and Raghuva albipunctella de Joannis in the Sahel—V. S. Bhatnagar
904-905
Management of resistance in Pythium aphanidermatum to aluminium ethyl phosphite—L. V. Gangawane and S. A. Shaikh
905-906
A new species of lichen genus Phylliscum from India—D. K. Upreti
906-907
Fusarium solani causing wilt of Eucalyptus—A. Kumar and Vishwanath
907-908
Epizootic association of Vorticella with the developing eggs of Puntius conchonius—Y. R. Malhotra and Kuldeep Krishan Sharma
909-910
Studies on changes in content and fractionation of total soluble protein in the cotyledon and embryo of germinating sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) seeds—G. Bose, B. N. Ghosh and P. C. Bose
910-912
Toxicity of Anacyclus pyrethrum in mice—H. Venkatakrsihna-Bhatt, G. M. Panchal and V. K. patel
912-913
Restriction in feeding time and the gonadal status in spotted munia, Lonchura punctulata Anand Kar
913-914
Toxic effect of mangrove plant extracts on mosquito larvae Anopheles stephensi L.—T. Subramonia Thangam and K. Kathiresan
914-915
A large scale trial with Penfluron to suppress the population of Anopheles stephensi—S. C. Saxena and R. K. Kaushik
915-916
Studies on non-specific esterases in the ovary of Indian house sparrow, Passer domesticus—L. T. Mote
916-918
Phytosterilants to control cotton bug, Dysdercus cingulatus F—K. Satyanarayana and Kumuda Sukumar
918-919
Book Review
920-922
Announcement
922-922
                                       September 5, 1988

Structure of S-(p-nitrobenzyl)-6-thioguanosine—Sharmila S. Mande, T. P. Seshadri and M. A. Viswamitra
923-925
Synthesis of some new plynuclear compounds by [4+2]-cycloaddition reaction—S. R. Samanta, A. K. Mukherjee and A. J. Bhattacharyya
926-931
News
931-931
Susceptibility status of Mesocyclops leuckarti Claus of Delhi region against temephos and pirimiphos methyl—K. V. S. Verma and S. K. Sharma
932-933
Fluorescence spectroscopic studies on the interaction of nifedipine, verapamil and 15S-15-MePGF with phospholipid vesicles—P. Kaul and V. Kothekar
934-938
Inhibitory effect of Agrobacterium tumefaciens lipopolysaccharides on synoptosomal membrane-bound acetylcholinesterase activity—M. K. Ray, Anasuya mitra and G. C. Chatterjee
939-941
Analysis of strength properties— An approach for determination of unstable roof conditions in the Venkatesh Khani 7 incline of Kothagudem coal belt—D. N. Sharma
942-944
Announcement
944-944
Histopathological studies on Rhizoctonia solani infected seeds of Vigna unguiculata L. Walp—Saad Shama, A. N. Raghunathan and H. S. Shetty
945-948
Current Science—50 years ago
949-950
Announcement
950-950
                                      Short Communications

40-day mode of equatorial trough for long range forecasting o fIndian summer monsoon onset—P. V. Joseph and P. V. Pillai
951-954
A preliminary note on the nature of boundary between the Vindhyans and the metamorphics to the north of Sejhari, Shahdol district,MP—P. K. Nagaria
954-954
Palynological evidence on the age of Jabalpur and Lameta Formations in the type area—N. N. Dogra, R. Y. Singh and S. K. Kulshrestha
954-956
Fossil crab from Mizoram—R. P. Tiwari and P. P. Satsangi
956-958
Induction of rooting in cladode cuttings of Casuarina equisetifolia—K. Gurumurti and H. C. S. Bhandari
958-959
Importance of calcium at breeding sites of fishes—Y. R. Malhotra and K. K. Sharma
959-960
Changes in phnols during rhizogenesis in rose (Rosa bourboniana Desp)—G. Balakrishnamurthy and V. N. Modhava Rao
960-962
Isolation of Azospirillum strains resistant to high soil temperature—D. Purushothaman and K. Vijila
962-963
Enhancement of pear seed germination by GA3 and ethanol—A. Kumar, M. C. Nautiyal and S. Prakash
964-966
New wilt of cotton—A physiological disorder caused by synthetic pyrethroids—R. K. Sahay
966-966
Photofixation of carbon in microcystis—Effect of light intensity and temperaure—B. P. Narasimharao
967-968
Biological control of water hyacinth in India by release of the exotic weevil Neochetina bruchi—K. P. Jayanth
968-970
Cell cycle and sister chromatid exchanges in virus-infected Chinese hamster ovary cells—J. M. Chiplonkar, R. P. Deolankar and S. V. Gangodkar
970-972
Residues of gentamicin in buffalo calves (Bubalus bubalis) and domestic fowl (Gallus domesticus)—Satish K. Garg and B. D. Garg
972-974
Studies on the adrenocortical cells in the pigeon, Columba livia during its reproductive cycle—Vidyavati B. Magdum, Bhagyashri A. Shanbhag and V. B. Nadkarni
974-976
Osmotic fraglity of sheep erythrocytes in Dictyocalulus filaria infection—T. K. Bhat and R. L. Sharma
976-977
Announcement
977-977
Book Reviews
978-981
Announcement
981-981
                                          Septmeber 20,1988

Mother-young relations in an insectivorous bat, Hipposideros speoris—G. Marimuthu
983-987
Effect of Prosopis juliflora pollen allergen on monoaminoxidase activity of the rat—Indu Shekhar Thakur
988-990
Turbulent thermal insulation of toroidal plasmas—R. Jones
991-995
News
995-995
A new seed-bearing plant organ from the Kamthi Formation of Orissa, India—Shaila Chandra and Kamal jeet Singh
996-998
                                       Short Communications

Red blood cell 2,3 DPG in transfusion-dependent E-B thalassaemia—P. Lahiri, D. Adhikary, S. Chandra and D. K. Bhattacharya
999-1000
Entropy minimizing landslide systems—Martin J. Haigh, J. S. Rawat and S. K. Bartarya
1000-1002
New insect growth regulatory compound for the control of Indian rice moth Corcyra cephalonica (Lepidoptera : Gallerilidae)—Kaiser Jamil, Subhashini Sighamony and K. N. Jyoti
1002-1003
Formation of apothecia by sclerotia of Sclerotinia trifoliorum Erikss—A new record in India—Santokh Singh and Harnam Singh
1003-1004
A modified technique for differential staining of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus and root tissues—A. K. Sharma, B. K. Pandey and U. S. Singh
1004-1005
A new virulence 104-1(21R31-1) of Puccinia recondita tritici in India—S. K. Nayar, S. Nagarajan, P. Bahadur and Rashmi Bhatnagar
1005-1006
High PEG strength donors in groundnut—K. Johnson George, T. G. K. Murthy, P. Sen and P. S. Reddy
1006-1006
Occurrence of PAS-GL Cells, the precursor of mast cells, around glugea anomala—N. M. Ali, E. S. Abul-Eis and K. N. Abdul-Ameer
1006-1008
SEM studies on spermoderm of some galegea (Fabaceae)—A. K. Pandey and S. S. Jha
1008-1009
In vitro propagation of Albizzia lebbeck Benth—T. M. Varghese and Amarjeet Kaur
1010-1012
A new host record for Colletotrichum gloeosporioides Penz and  Sacc from India—M. Narayana Bhat, R. K. Hegde and P. C. Hiremath
1012-1012
Azide resistance and role of various metabolites on azotobacter growth—L. R Kashyap
1012-1014
Genotypic differences in callus initiation and plant regeneration from anthers of Indica rice—M. Aruna and G. M. Reddy
1014-1016
Sex difference and chromosomes in Putranjiva roxburghii Wall—D. Chattopadhyay and A. K. Sharma
1017-1018
Seed yield and oil content of mustard somaclones czern and coss—V. Abraham, L. George and V. T. Srinivasan
1019-1019
Mitigating effects of exogenously supplied ascorbic acid on Vigna catjang Walp germinating seeds exposed to sulphur dioxide—N. S. R. Krishnayya and S. J. Bedi
1020-1021
Characterization of a streptomycin-resistant mutant of Scenedesmus dimorphus Kuetz—Veena Bajaj and Pushpa Srivastava
1021-1023
Effect of alternaria blight on oil content of rape-seed and mustard—N. A. Ansari, M. W. Khan and A. Muheet
1023-1024
Betelvine mosaic—A new virus disease—S. J. Singh and N. N. Raghavendra Rao
1024-1025
Effect of rape-seed meal on the longevity of Zaprionus paravittiger—S. K. Garg, Charnjit Kumar and Renu Wadhwa
1025-1026
Occurrence of multiple perforation plate in the vessel elements of Calamus (Lepidocaryoideae)—K. M. Bhat, C. Renuka and P. K. Thulasidas
1027-1028
A new species of spider (family : Araneidae) from Gujarat, India—S. K. Patel
1029-1030
Announcement
1030-1030
Obituary—Dr K. Ramiah (1892-1988)
1031-1032
Book Reviews
1033-1035
Announcement
1035-1035
                                         October 5, 1988

Medicine, science and humanism—P. K. Sethi
1037-1045
Response  to WC3 rotavirus vaccine in colostrum-deprived calf measured by ELISA  and virus neutralization by plaque reduction—Muzahed Uddin Ahmed, H. Fred Clark, Abdus Salam Mia and Andrio Fieo
1046-1048
Announcement
1048-1048
Theoretical study on specificity and molecular mechanism of action of calcium ion mediators—Purnima Tiku and V. Kothekar
1049-1058
Announcement
1058-1058
Photosynthetic rate in nodulating and non-nondulating lines of Archis hypogaea —M. L. Lodha, N. D. Sharma, V. Arunachalam, R. P. Johari and S. L. Mehta
1059-1060
Studies on the immuno-serology of Rhinosporidium seeberi—B. M. Sundaram and S. Subramanian
1061-1062
News
1063-1063
Neuroendocrine regulation of branched-chain aminotransferase activity in freshwater snail, Pila globosa (Swainson)—G. R. Reddy, G. R. V. Babu and C. S. Chetty
1064-1065
Current Science—50 years ago
1066-1068
News
1068-1068
                                              Short Communications

Compatibility studies of EPDM rubber with the monopropellant hydrazine—G. N. Mohan Kumar, M. N. Reddy, H. S. Venkatesh and K. Anantha Ram
1069-1071
Allozyme variation in three Drosophila species of ananassae species sub-group—Ravi Parkash and Jyoutsna
1071-1073
A new disease on arecanut stem caused by Cladosporium spongiosum—S. C. Rao
1074-1074
In situ germination of akinetes of Pithophora kewensis Wittr under culture conditions—S. B. Agrawal and B. R. Chaudhary
1074-1075
Embryogeny in Verbascum phlomoides (Scrophulariceae)—Saroj Chandra and R. P. Singh
1075-1077
Heterotic potentials for seed oil in Gossypium arboreum L.—Phundan Singh and S. S. Narayanan
1077-1078
Biochemical characterization of root region soils from areca-based cropping systems—K. V. Nagaraja
1078-1079
Meiotic behaviour and morphology of a pentaploid Musa acuminata (2n=22)X M. rubra (Wall)(2n==22) hybrid—P. K. Agarwal
1079-1081
A modified method of dry-green preservation of betelvine leaves with spots incited by Phytophthora parasitica and Xanthomonas campestris betlicola—M. S. Bhale, M. L. Nayak, U. Bhale and  R. P. Mishra
1081-1082
Influence of  VAM fungus Glomus caledonius on free proline accumulation in water stressed maize—B. Ramakrishnan, B. N. Johri and  R. K. Gupta
1082-1083
Microsporogenesis in Rhizophora lamarckii Montr—K. K. Lakshmanan and S. Poornima
1084-1085
Effects of feeding Trichosanthes dioica whole fruits on blood glucose, serum tri-glyceride, phospholipid, chlesterol and high density lipoprotein-cholesterol levels in the normal albino rabbits—Govind Sharma and M. C. Pant
1085-1087
New records of natural enemies associated with the brown planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens—Clement Peter
1087-1088
Amylase and acid phosphatase activities in luminal fluid of rat—V. N. Singh and J. N. Singh
1088-1089
Lethal toxicity of lead nitrate to Tetrahymena pyriformis—Nasreen
1089-1090
Announcement
1091-1091
Book Reviews
1092-1097
Announcement
1097-1098
                                         October 20, 1988

Bhopal and voluntary action—Vijaya Shankar Varma
1099-1102
News
1102-1102
Observations of atmospheric ozone above Bangalore at 110.836 GHz—M. Vivekanand and R.  S. Arora
1103-1106
Lectin activity in different plant tubers, rhizomes and bulbs—M. S. Shet and M. Madaiah
1107-1110
Announcement
1110-1110
Effect of heavy metals on micronutrient nutrition of coconut—C. C. Biddappa, H. H. Khan. O. P. Joshi and P. Manikandan
1111-1113
                                     Short Communications

A preliminary report on the excretion of aluminium in renal failure—S. Mohan, K. Mahadevan and M. S. Chandrasekaran
1114-1114
Corroborative studies on the highly efficient preparation of 2'-hydroxychalcones using partially dehydrated barium hydroxide catalyst—S. Sathyanarayana and H. G. Krishnamurthy
1114-1116
Carbaryl and endosulphan induced alterations in the intestinal α-amyalse activity of Pheretima posthuma—S. K. Gupta and V. Sundararaman
1116-1118
Increased auto-oxidation of L-ascorbate by iron-treated rat tissues—N. Ramalingeshwara Rao and S. Krishnamurty
1118-1120
Distribution and abundance of benthic dipteran insects in Hooghly estuary, Sagar Island, India—Santanu Ray and Amalesh Choudhury
1120-1122
Contribution of exogenous fertilizer source to phosphorus requirement of Citrus—B. R. V. Iyengar and  S. V. Keshava Murthy
1122-1124
New record of Heteropsylla cubana Crawford (Psyllidae : Homoptera on slubabul, Leucaena leucocephala de Wit in India—M. Gopalan, S. Jayaraj, M. Aravanam Katha Pillai and P. V. Subba Rao
1124-1125
Amanita fulva Pers—An edible mushroom new to India—R. P. Bhat and T. N. Lakhanpal
1126-1127
Additional notes on Haplographium heliocephalum—M. Dorai and B. P. R. Vittal
1127-1128
Effect of onion and green gram intercrops on phosphorus release and its uptake by cotton—K. Shanmugham
1128-1130
Effect of red and blue radiation on resynthesis of chloroplast pigments in embryos of  Dolichos lablab L—K. Palanisamy and M. Vivekanandan
1131-1132
Histopathological studies in the nematode galls of root of Solanum surrattense—R. K. Chaturvedi, R. J. Sharma and S. N. Dwivedi
1132-1134
Change in ascorbic acid content in tomato fruit inoculated with Aspergillus niger and Drosophila busckii—Purnima Sinha and S. K. Saxena
1134-1135
Isolation of Candida tropicalis from a case of empyema—M. Pal
1135-1136
A leaf blight of scented geranium caused by Colletotrichum gloeosporioides Penz—Alok Klra, T. N. Parameswarn and N. S. Ravindra
1136-1137
Record of a new hymenopteran parasitoid of Tricholyga bombycis Beck—G. Veeranna and H. K. Jyothi
1137-1138
Vibrio cholerai 01 and non-01 in shrimp "vein"—A preliminary study to assess any possible incidence—P. R. G. Varma, T. S. G. Iyer, M. Agnes Joseph and Shajy Zacharia
1138-1139
Electron microscpic studies on the effect of dehydration-hydration on the corpora allata of the coconut palm beetle Oryctes rhinoceros—S. Kannan
1140-1141
Mechanosensory regulation of predator evasion behaviour in the cockroach, Periplaneta americana—V. Sekahar and G. Rajarami Reddy
1141-1142
Transport of yellow mite Polyphagotarsonemus latus by cotton whitefly—K. Natarajan
1142-1143
Announcement
1143-1143
Book Reviews
1144-1148
News
1148-1152
                                         November 5, 1988

Ultrasonic dispersion studies in cycloheptanone—T. S. Reddy and N. P. Rao
1153-1155
News
1155-1155
On the behaviour of velocity profile in hydromagnetic flows—S. K. Ritolia and B. P. Singh
1156-1158
Announcement
1158-1158
Why do DNA helical models exhibit wedge rolls? A mathematical rationale—Dhananjay Bhattacharyya and Manju Bansal
1159-1162
Announcement
1162-1162
Surface temperature of the equatorial Pacific Ocean and the Indian rainfall—C. K. Gopinathan
1163-1165
Announcement
1165-1165
Changes in the nucleic acid content and the nucleotide composition of r-RNA and s-RNA of the cotyledon and embryonic axis of germinating sunflower seeds—G. Bose, B. N. Ghosh and P. C. Bose
1166-1169
News
1169-1169
Current Science—50 years ago
1170-1171
News
1171-1171
                                         Short Communications

Occurrence of the seagrass halodule pinifolia den Hartog in the Indian Ocean—C. Den Hartog and Zong-Dai Yang
1172-1174
Occurrence of multinucleate cambial initials in some tropical trees—N. Venugopal and K. V. Krishnamurthy
1174-1175
Characterization of sheath from photoheterotrophically growing strain of Calothrix marchica—S. P. Adhikary
1175-1177
Fusarium species associated with grain mould and stalk rot of sorghum and their effect seed germination and growth of seedlings—D. M. Mahalinga, K. H. Anahosur and R. K. Hegde
1177-1178
Isolation and purification of  a sesquiterpene lactone from the leaves of Parthenium hysterophorus—Its allelopathic and cytotoxic effects—T. M. Patil and B. A. Hegde
1178-1181
Changes in DNA content in gamma-irradiated nuclei of Chara zeylanica—Ruma Pal and Probir Chatterjee
1181-1182
Xeno-dissimilatory plasmids—K. Boominathan, G. Gurujeyalakshmi, S. Balajee and A. Mahadevan
1182-1182
Influence of salt on the growth, nitrogenase and ammonia assimilating enzymes of Azolla pinnata—K. Rajarathinam and M. A. Padhya
1183-1184
Agropyron species as collateral hosts for black rust of wheat—R. N. Brahma
1184-1185
Interspecific hybrid between Amaranthus spinosus and A. Virdis—V. K. Mallika, K. V. Peter and C. Ramachandran
1185-1188
Jagerry Solution—Acomplete nutrient medium for multiplication of Rhizobium—K. Annapurna, Mala Gupta and K. S. Jauhri
1188-1189
Apple pomace—A good substrate for the cultivation of edible mushrooms—R. C. Upadhyay and H. S. Sohi
1189-1190
A new brown spot disease of oyster mushroom caused by Pseudomonas stutzeri—B. C. Mallesha and K. Shivappa Shetty
1190-1192
Trichoderma pseudokoningii rifai—A new record of lignocellulolytic fungus from India—C. Balagopalan
1192-1192
A new spider species from Gujarat, India—S. K. Patel
1192-1193
Sterilization of potato tubermoth, Phthorimaea operculella with ethyl methane sulphonate—Sapna Banta and D. C. Gautam
1193-1195
Effect of juvenile hormone analogue methoprene on the prepupal and pupal stages of the potato tuber moth—G. V. Prasad Reddy and K. C. Devaraj Urs
1195-1196
Total developmental arrest of fourth instar larvae of Culex quinquesfasciatus treated with penfluron—S. C. Saxena and R. K. Kaushik
1196-1199
Effect of various insecticides on honey bee, Apis florea Fabricius in 'ber'—B. H. Patel, V. R. Upadhyay, C. M. Muralidharan and G. S. Judal
1199-1200
Sex ratio in normal and sex-limited strains of silkworm, Bombyx mori—J. Nagaraju, Ravindara Singh and V. Premalatha
1201-1202
Announcement
1202-1202
Book Reviews
1203-1206
News
1206-1206
                                         November 20, 1988

The portrait of a scientist—C. V. Raman—S. Ramaseshan
1207-1220
Comparison of absorption-inhibition and absorption-elution methods in the detection of ABO(H)  antigens in sweat stains—Gurminder Kaur and Vijay K. Sharma
1221-1223
Announcement
1223-1223
Incidence of  'Tukra' and bacterial blight on mulberry plants in germ plasm bank—M. P. Shree and G. Boraiah
1224-1228
Announcement
1228-1228
Production of 6-aminopenicillanic acid through double entrapped Escherichia coli NCIM2563—Devendra singh, Reeta goel and B. N. Johri
1229-1231
Tissue culture of Coccinia grandis—Anu Gulati
1232-1235
News
1235-1235
                                       Short Communications

ESR studies of some Schiff base copper(II) complexes in different solvents—J. K. Verma, S. Om kumar and S. D. Roy
1236-1238
Coordination-polymers of Mn(II), C0(II), Ni(II), Cu(II) and Zn(II) with some novel Schiff bases—D. K. Dwivedi
1238-1241
Histochemical distribution of acid phosphatase and alkaline phosphatase activities in the cerebral ganglion of the crab Potamon magnum magnum—L. J. Rashan
1241-1242
Biological inhibition of Alternaria solani—S. Niwas and P. D. Sharma
1243-1243
Micropinocytosis in the oocyte of Arrhenothrips ramakrishnae Hood (Insecta : Tysanoptera)—T. N. Ananthakrishnan
1243-1246
Influence of host plants on the parasitism of Bemisia tabaci Gennadius (Hompotera : Alyrodidae) by Encarsia —B. Rajam, Clement Peter and B. V. David
1246-1247
A new mosaic disease of bamama—S. J. Singh
1248-1249
Altered nitrogen and protein contents in bitter gourd due to cucumis virus 3 infection—Sandeep Pandey and R. D. Joshi
1249-1250
Introduction and establishment of Chilocorus bijugus Mulsant, and Pharascymnus flexibilis Mulsant, predatory beetles of San Jose scale at Thanedhar areas in Himachal Pradesh—U. S. Rawat, J. N. Thakur and A. D. Pawar
1250-1251
Presence of race 4 of Fusarium oxysporum cubense in India—E. Sivamani and S. S. Gnanamanickam
1251-1252
Studies on the biology of Dermestes ater—A pest of silkworm pupae and adults—Pradip Kumar, C. A. Jayaprakash, B. D. Singh and K. Sengupta
1253-1253
Seed treatment with fungicides and seed bacterization with Azospirillum—K. Govindarajan and D. Purushothaman
1253-1255
Colchicine-induced amphidiploid of Atylosia albicans x Atylosia cajanifolia—Kalpana Srivastava and S. N. Tripathi
1255-1256
A new record of edible Russula from India—R. P. Bhatt and T. N. Lakhanpal
1257-1258
Absence of glyoxalase-I polymorphism in Naikpods of Andra Pradesh, India—B. Muralidhar, J. D. Goud and A. Ramesh
1258-1259
Influence of sex hormones on serum transaminases during experimental liver injury in rats—Sudhir Kumar and S. V. S. Rana
1259-1261
News
1261-1261
Book Review
1262-1263
Science News
1264-1266
                                         December 5, 1988
Non-isothermal effectiveness factors in bidispersed catalysts under conditions of  external transport resistances—S. S. Tambe and B. D. Kulkarni
1267-1273
Quantitative separation of uranium as UO2+ by paper chromatography on zirconium (IV) tungstate papers—Aditya K. Misra and R. P. S. Rajput
1274-1276
Flosolver A parallel computer for fluid dynamics—U. N. Sinha, M. D. Deshpande and V. R. Sarasamma
1277-1285
News
1285-1285
Current Science—50 years ago
1286-1287
News
1287-1287
                                      Short Communications

Copper and zinc in human senile cataract—V. K. Srivastava, N. Chaturvedi,  M. Garg and D. C. Pandey
1288-1288
A comparative mass spectral study of pyridinium aldoximes—A. Bhattacharya and D. N. Tripathi
1288-1291
Antimicrobial activity of sulphonylchalcones and sulphonylcyclohexenones—S. V. Krishna, A. Rajasekhar, T. K. K. Reddy and M. S. R. Naidu
1291-1293
Manifestations of the Kurduwadi Lineament based on remote sensor data interpretation—Vivek S. Kale and V. V. Peshwa
1293-1295
Formation of perfect stage of Rhizoctonia solani Kuhn causing leaf spot and boll rot of cotton—P. Lakshmanan, S. Mohan and R. Jeyarajan
1295-1297
Growth regulators affect nectar-pollen production  and insect foraging in Brassica seed crops—R. C. Mishra and S. K. Sharma
1297-1299
Colletotrichum foliar infections on Leucaena leucocephala in Kerala, India—C. Mohanan
1299-1300
An induced shell mutant in groundnut—V. Manoharan and R. S. Ramalingam
1300-1301
On the Occurrence of stylet-bearing nematodes associated with mangroves of Gangetic estuary, West Bengal, India—Baby Sinha and Amalesh Choudhury
1301-1302
Endosperm amylase activity in pearl millet seedlings in relation to dwarfism—P. N. Krishnan and Y. D. Singh
1302-1304
Increased frequency of normal plant regeneration from crown gall callus of Sesbania rostrata—Helena Mathews, P. S. Rao and C. R. Bhatia
1304-1306
Hydrocarbon emulsifying activity of bacterial strains: Potential of Arthorobacter paraffineus—Manjeet Singh and J. D. Desai
1307-1308
News
1308-1308
Book Reviews
1309-1312
News
1312-1312
                                          December 20, 1988

Mahatma Gandhi and the working scientist: A reconciliation—K. S. Gandhi
1313-1316
Sea level fluctuations of North Konkan with special reference to Sopara—Savitha Ghate
1317-1320
News
1320-1320
Synthesis of insect sex pheromones—J. S. Yadav and E. Rajarathnam Reddy
1321-1330
Announcement
1330-1330
Estimation of finite population variance—H. P. Singh, L. N. Upadhyaya and U. D. Namjoshi
1331-1334
                                       Short Communications

Observations on Cretaceous/Tertiary boundary and reported iridium enrichment, Khasi Hills, Meghalaya—T. C. Lahiri, M. K. Sen, A. K. Raychaudhuri and S. K. Acharyya
1335-1336
Incidence of toxigenic aspergillus flavus in marketed edible vegetable oils—Seema Sarnaik, S. H. Godbole and Pradnya kanekar
1336-1337
Cytoplasmic vesicles containing secondary metabolites in the rooot of Coleus forskohlli—Z. Abraham, A. K. Srivastava and G. D. Bagchi
1337-1339
ATPase activity as influenced by papaya viruses—S. Mathur, G. P. Rao and S. N. Mathur
1339-1340
Pre-sowing hydration of maize seeds for stimulation of low-temperature germination and its effects on phospholipid changes in the embryos—Amarjit S. Basra, Seema Bedi and C. P. Malik
1340-1342
A new floral character influencing allogamy in rice—K. Prasad and P. K. Sinha
1342-1343
Leaf mutation and its genetics in green gram (Vigna radiata)—Ashok Chhabra and V. P. Singh
1343-1345
A new leaf spot and fruit rot of papaya caused by Myrothecium roridum Tode Fries—S. Mohan, P. Lakshmanan and R. Jeyarajan
1345-1346
Anthracnose—A new disease of small cardamom—R. Suseela Bhai, Joseph Thomas and R. Naidu
1346-1347
Shoot tip culture of pepper and micropropagation—Sadhana Agarwal, N. Chandra and S. L. Kothari
1347-1349
A comparative study of in vitro shoot regeneration from cotyledon and root explants of four varieties of Brassica oleracea—Nathalie Horeau, Renu Arora and Sant  S. Bhojwani
1349-1351
Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration from seed callus of barley—S. L. Kothari and N. Chandra
1351-1352
Isolation of Anabaena azollae from the megasporocarp of Azolla—G. Subramanian and P. Malliga
1352-1353
Male antifertility effects of malvidin chloride from Malvaviscus conzattii Greenum flowers in langur monkeys—S. K. Bhargava
1354-1355
News
1355-1355
Science News
1356-1358