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                Current-Science Vol-58


CONTENTS VOLUME  58



JANUARY 1989, No. 1

Articles

The population dynamics of gene substitution in molecular evolution -- P. Narain
  1 - 11
Climatic constraints of high-yielding photo-insensitive winter rice in Kerala --
K. Viswambharan, K. P. Rajaram, D. Alexander, N. P. Chinnamma and N. Rajappan Nair
12 - 21
In vitro regeneration of date palm plantlets --
H. C. Dass, R. K. Kaul, S. P. Joshi and R. Raj Bhansali
22 - 24
Current Science—50 years ago
25 - 26
Short Communications

Study of molecular association of liquids by the application of the modified law of corresponding states -- C. Raghupathi Rao and P. Subrahmanyam
27 - 29
Synthesis of 5,6-dihydroxy-7,4'-dimethoxyflavone by transacylation method -- 
P. Ramesh, C. R. Yuvarajan and V. Narayanan
29 - 30
Revised structure of a product of the reaction of dimedone with phenylglyoxylic acid --
N. Viswanathan, D. H. Gawad, Vedavati G. Puranik, S. S. Tavale and
T. N. Guru Row
30 - 31
Effect of exogenous treatment with some phenolic compounds on nitrogen fixation, growth and yield in Cicer arietinum L. (Chickpea) -- Garg Neera and O. P. Garg
31 - 32
Pterophyllum incisum Sahni and Rao from Uppugunduru, Andhra Pradesh --
B. A. Vayyani and S. K. Mane
    33
Inheritance of powdery mildew resistance in wheat --
A. S. Randhawa, S. S. Bains and H. S. Dhaliwal
33 - 34
Seasonal effect on infection by coconut stem bleeding pathogen, Thielaviopsis paradoxa -- K. K. N. Nambiar, Anil Kumar, Kalpana Sastry and Y. Joshi
34 - 35
Effect of 2,4-D analogues on callus cultures in maize --
P. Suprasanna, K. V. Rao and G. M. Reddy
35 - 37
Effect of thyroid hormones on the activities of hepatic enzymes in thiouracil-treated teleost, Anabas testudineus (Bloch) --
M. C. Subash Peter and Oommen V. Oommen
37 - 38
Lipase activity in aestivated snail, Pila globosa : neuroendocrine involvement --
Gala Ramesh Reddy, G. R. Veera Babu and C. S. Chetty
38 - 40
Staphylinid beetle, Paederus fuscipes Curtis.—A potential bio control agent in rice --
R. Rajendran and M. Gopalan
40 - 41
New record of Xylocopa valga Gerstacker (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae) from India -- D. P. Abrol and A. A. Bhat
      41
The corpus luteum of the bat, Hipposideros lankadiva (Kelaart) --
A. Gopalakrishna and N. Badwaik
41 - 43
News
11
Announcement
21


January 20, 1989, No. 2


Articles

Some recent advances in digital differentiators -- S. C. Dutta Roy
45 - 51
Force field calculations from infrared intensities and zeta constants (for E species of
CH3Cl, CH3Br, CH3 I molecules) -- V. Dayanand and K. Ravindranath
52 - 54
On foliar helix of Cocos nucifera L. — Some geometrical considerations --
Jose Joseph and N. Neelakandan
55 - 57
Low power 915 MHz CW microwave radiation alters protein arrangement in Neurospora crassa : Comparison of effects on- heat damaged and undamaged cells --
S. K. Dutta and Mukesh Verma
58 - 63
Enzyme activity and isoenzyme patterns of Coccinia grandis in relation to sex expression -- Anu Gulati
64 - 68
Short Communications

Extraction   and   spectrophotometric  determination   of platinum with cetyltrimethyl- ammonium bromide in presence of iodide --
P. K. Paria, T. K.Thokdar and S. K. Majumdar
69 - 70
Azotobacter population as influenced by soil properties in some soils of North Karnataka -- H. T. Channal, A. R. Alagawadi, T. D. Bharamagoudar, S. G. Udupa, P. L. Patil and L M. Mannikeri
70 - 71
Haemotological changes in Indian desert gerbils (Meriones hurrianae, Jerdon) fed with maize diets containing organic acids --
Ameeta Banerjee, Yahoda L. Urs and S. K. Majumdar
71 - 73
Karyotype analysis in different varieties of Coriandrum sativum L.--
Ananthbandhu Das and Ranajit Mallick
73 - 75
Effect of saponins on ustilospore germination of smut --
N. Jaitly, K. Wadhwam, R. Banerji, G. Misra and S. K. Nigam
75 - 76
Intraspecific nuclear DNA variation in Coleus forskohlii (Lamiaceae) --
J. R. Bahl and B. R. Tyagi
76 - 78
A fossil marine brown alga from the Gangapur Formation, Pranhita-Godavari Graben
-- A. Rajanikanth
78 - 80
Pollen grains: A possible source of fungal infestation in seeds of Cedrus deodara Loudon -- Jyoti Saxena and N. S. K. Harsh
80 - 81
Cytological studies in Aponogeton satarensis Raghavan, Kulkarni and Yadav
 -- S. R. Yadav, G. B. Dixit and C. B. Salunkhe
81 - 83
Eudarluca caracis—A hyperparasitic fungus on Uredo sissoo --
M. Narayana Bhat, R. K. Hegde and P. C. Hiremath
    83
Antibacterial activity of Nitzschia obtusa --
S. Manivasaham, R. Selvaraj, A. Purushothaman and A. Subramanian
    83
Young axis of Cyclanthodendron from the Deccan Intertrappean beds of India --
C. L. Verma and Uma Upadhyay
84 - 85
A case of polyhaploidy in Guayule: Parthenium argentatum Gray --
Prakash Narain
85 - 87
Additional DNA homology between Agrobacterium and Rhizobium -- L. R. Kashyap
87 - 90
Amanita porphyria—A new record for India --
R. S. Adhikari and S. S. Bora
90 - 91
Ammonia levels in the developing larval fat body of Spodoptera mauritia Boisduval  
 -- K. V. Lazar and U. V. K. Mohamed
      91
Occurrence of  Fusarium oxysporum Schlecht and its pathogenicity on guava scale Chloropulvinaria psidii Maskell (Hemiptera: Coccidae) --
C. Gopalakrishnan and K. Narayanan
92 - 93
Cyclic nocturnal opening and abcission of Nyctanthes flowers with a note on visiting
thrips species -- Usha Raizada and Anjali Nangia
93 - 96
Book Reviews
97 - 101
News
      54
Announcements
  68 , 96


February 5, 1989, No. 3


Articles

DNA probes for detection and identification of human parasites --
Arun K. Rishi and Donald P. McManus
103-111
Detection of β-oxalyl diamino propionic acid in callus cultures of Lathyms sativus --
S. Badri Narayan, D. P. Bhat, P. N. Bhat and A. R. Mehta
112-114
Underwater geomorphology as a function of the variations in ferromanganese nodule
characters in the Indian Ocean -- R. Mukhopadhyay and G. Banerjee
115-119
Fiftyfourth Annual Meeting of the Indian Academy of Sciences held at Calcutta — Summaries of lectures delivered
120-132
Current Science—50 years ago
   133
Short Communications

Non-faceted growth islands on solution-grown anthracene crystals -- P. B. V. Prasad
135-136
Induction of acidosis by acute oral exposure to insect repellent N,N-diethylphenylacetamide in rats -- S. S. Rao and S. S. Purkayastha
136-137
A new anthraquinone glycoside from the seeds of Peganum harmala Linn.- -
M. L. Khubchandani and S. K. Srivastava
137-139
Competitive saprophytic survival of azotobacter chroococcum in black cotton soil --
M. Venkata Ramana Reddy and T. K. Ramachandra Reddy
139-140
Micropropagation of banana through shoot tip culture --
D. M. Laxmikanth and K. Nataraja
140-141
Hemolytic effect of Prosopis juliflora alkaloids --
A. Kandasamy, S. William and S. Govindasamy
142-144
Ribonuclease isozymes at early germination stages in leaf-rust-resistant isolines of wheat -- J. P. Sharma and H. S. Chawla
144-145
A new variety of Meliola carissae Doidge from India -- V. B. Hosagoudar
145-146
Entoloma hochstetteri (Agaricales): A new record for India -- S. Dhancholia
146-147
Occurrence of dry root rot of Carica papaya L. caused by Macrophomina phaseolina (Tassi) Goid. in Tamil Nadu, India  -- S. Mohan and P. Lakshmanan
147-149
Detection of Indian cassava mosaic virus by ELISA --
V. G. Malathi, A. Varma and B. Nambisan
149-150
A new leaf blight disease of groundnut caused by Alternaria tenuissima (Kunze. Fr) Wiltshire in Karnataka -- P. V. Patil and P. C. Hiremath
   151
Salinity-induced changes in phenol and ascorbic acid content in groundnut ( Arachis hypogea) leaves -- V. M. Latha, V. N. Satakopan and H. Jayasree
151-152
Adventitious bud formation from leaf cultures of castor ( Ricinus communis L.) --
K. R. K. Reddy and Bir Bahadur
152-154
Isolation of newcastle disease virus (Avian paramyxovirus-1) from pigeons ( Columbia livia) in India -- Gurkirpal Singh, A. P. S. Mangat and B. S. Gill
154-155
Records of green lacewings preying on mealybugs in India --
A. Krishnamoorthy and M. Mani
155-156
Megasporogenesis in Cocos nucifera L.—A reinvestigation --
G. N. Reddy and A. R. Kulkarni
156-157
Influence of Precocene II on the metamorphosis of Chilo partellus Swinhoe --
S. Sabita Raja, Amarjit Kaur and S. S. Thakur
157-159
Book Reviews
160-163
News
    119 ,
    134 ,
    163
Announcements
111 ,114  


February 20, 1989, No. 4

    
Articles

Low temperature heat conductivity of polymers -- B. D. Indu
165-167
Archaean carbonate rocks (Carbonatites?) from Borra region in the Eastern Ghats
mobile belt, India -- A.T. Rao
168-172
Phototrophic breakdown of solid cellulose from silk cotton to hydrogen and volatile fatty acids by Rhodospirillum rubrum -- T. M. Vatsala and C. V. Seshadri
173-175
Evaluation of protoclonal variation versus chemically induced mutagenesis in Brassica napus -- L. S. Mohan Jain and R. J. Newton
176-180
An account of tolerant plant species growing on coal mine wastes of Talcher, Orissa
-- R. K. Sahu, Bandita Deo, U. C. Mallick and R. C. Maharana
181-183
Genetic transformation and regeneration of transgenic neem ( Azadirachta indica) plants using Agrobacterium tumefaciens --
N. S. Naina, P. K. Gupta and A. F. Mascarenhas
184-187
Short Communications

Vibrational spectra of Mg2P4 O12 -- K. Viswanathan, V. U. Nayar and G. Aruldhas
188-189
A new one-step preparation of β-apopicropodophyllin from podophyllotoxin --
C. Anjanamurthy and S. Shashikanth
189-190
High performance liquid chromatographic analysis of certain phenols and phenolic acids from plants -- T. K. Annapurani
190-191
Interaction of tris (2-ethyl hexyl) trimellitate (HATCOL-200) cotton seed oil and normal saline with pentobarbital sodium — a prospective approach --
K. Rathinam and P. V. Vedanarayanan
191-192
A note on bismuth incidence in Narda Hill, Nim-ka-thana tahsil, District Sikar, Rajasthan -- D. J. Das Gupta
192-194
Effect of cadmium-zinc interaction on yield and cadmium and zinc content of maize ( Zea mays L.) -- U. S. Sadana and Bijay-Singh
194-196
Tyromyces subcaesius David, a new record from India -- Anjali Roy and A. Mitra
196-197
Evaluation of cotton germplasm for resistance to whitefly Bemisia tabad (Gennadius) -- A. P. Jayaswal and R. Pundarikakshudu
197-198
Growth and sporulation of millet leaf blast fungus Pyricularia penniseti : Role of polyamines -- S. C. Gaur, N. S. Shekhawat
198-200
Foliar nectaries in Erythrina stricta L.--
M. Johncy, R. B. Subramanian and J. A. Inamdar
200-201
Micropropagation in diploid Indian squill ( Urginea indica Kunth.) - -
V. I. Somani, C. K. John, Shubhada Thengane and R. J. Thengane
201-204
Isolation of new cyanophage An-1 -- S. Radha, B. D. Kaushik and Y. S. Ahlawat
204-205
In vitro multiple plantlet regeneration in Knol Khol ( Brassica oleracea L. var. caulorapa ) -- Sangeeta Shukla and S. K. Mishra
205-207
Immobilized Sporotrichum thermophile products cellulase --
Alka Singh, Reeta Goel and B. N. Johri
207-209
Chromosomal variability in Chara corallina Wildenow, under culture conditions --
B. R. Chaudhary and Anjali Das
209-210
Studies on germination behaviour in rice treated with gamma rays --
K. Pavithran and B. Shobha
210-211
A new record of a pupal endoparasite, Exoristobia philippinensis Ashmead (Hymenoptera: Encyritidae), of the uzi fly, a serious parasite of silkworm --
Pradip Kumar, O. K. Remadevi, B. D. Singh and M. S. Jolly
   212
Effects of Tribulus terrestris Linn, on the development of potato tuber moth, Phthorimaea operculella Z. (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) -
G. V. Prasad Reddy and K. C. Devaraj Urs
212-213
Occurrence of keratin and collagen in the inner lining of the oesophagus in the crab, Charybdis annulata (Fabricius) --
K. Shyamasundari, B. Trinadha Babu and K. Hanumantha Rao
213-215
Prolactin-dependent activation of mammalian sperm metabolism --
Y. Dhananjaya Reddy, J. Nageswara Rao, M. Prasad and S. Govindappa
215-217
Science News
218-219
Book Reviews
220-221
News
    175
Announcements
    167 ,
    183 ,
    221


March 5, 1989, No. 5


Articles

Exchange effects in electron scattering from solid atoms and vapour atoms --
K. N. Joshipura and S. Mohanan
223-224
Significance of the aquatic mosses in biogeochemistry --
E. A. V. Prasad, A. Naga Raju, G. Sankaranna and V. Raghu
225-227
Visualization of ATPases of Aspergillus nidulans on polyacrylamide gels by lead nitrate -- P. K. Jha and Umakant Sinha
228-230
Combination therapy of transplantable tumour in mice with cisplatin and glucose --
Suniti Sarna and R. K. Bhola
231-233
Cytoarchitecture of ecdysial gland/Y-organ of Charybdis annulata (Fabricius) (Crustacea: Brachyura) --
B. Trinadha Babu, K. Shyamasundari and K. Hanumantha Rao
234-237
Current Science—50 years ago
238-241
Short Communications

Time stratigraphic position of the Early Palaeolithic culture in the Siwaliks of northwest India based on fission-track age of the associated sediments -- B. C. Verma
242-244
Grade distributions in manganese nodules of Central Indian Ocean Basin --
M. Sudhakar
244-247
Isolation of strains of Arthrobacter oxydans incapable of steroid ring degradation --
R. K. Dutta, M. K. Roy and H. D. Singh
247-248
A new anthraquinone from the roots of Morinda citrifolia Linn.--
Kalpna Rusia and Santosh K. Srivastava
    249
Lithiation of aromatic ethers with ultrasound: Some synthetic applications --
A. Banerji and S. K. Nayak
249-252
Induced shy mutant of lentil ( Lens culinaris Med.) -- R. P. Sinha
252-253
Inheritance of resistance to a gallmidge ( Oseolia oryzae ) in rice --
M. V. S. Sastry and Mangal Sain
253-254
Some interesting features of male meiosis in Chlorophytum tuberosum Baker --
C. K. John, V. J. Somani and R. J. Thengane
254-255
Somatic embryos in Asparagus cooperi Baker -- Biswajit Ghosh and Sumitra Sen
256-257
Organogenesis in anther-derived callus culture of cowpea [ Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp] -- I. D. Arya and N. Chandra
257-259
Survival of Colletotrichum capsici (Syd.) Butler and Bisby with urd bean ( Phaseolus mungo L.) seeds -- Raj Kumar, Y P. S. Rathi and A. N. Mukhopadhyay
259-260
Structure, ontogeny and secretion of oil secreting glands in Hiptage acuminata Wall. -- K. Arumugasamy, J. A. Inamdar and R. B. Subramanian
260-261
Detection of rice tungro virus disease -- K. E. A. Aiyanathan and P. Narayanasamy
    262
Chemotaxonomy of Basellaceae -- P. S. Narayana and L. L. Narayana
262-264
Heparin from some bivalve molluscs --
S. T. Somasundaram, A. Dey, R. Manavalan and A. Subramanian
    264
Antagonistic interactions of Ganodenna lucidum (Leyss.) Karst. against some soil microorganisms -- A. N. Shukla and Kamla Uniya
265-267
Report of Blepharipa zebina Walker (Tachinidae) as a serious pest of muga silkworm, Antheraea assama Westwood (Saturniidae) -- M. C. Goswami and A. Barah
267-268
Cytopathological changes in erythrocytes of the cat-fish Heteropneustes fossilis (Bloch) exposed to textile-mill effluent  --
A. G. Murugesan, Sm. P. Muthu and M. A. Haniffa
268-270
Demorphogenesis of mustard aphid, Lipaphis erysimi (Kalt.) by the vapours of juvenile hormone analogues -- Gursharan Singh and H. S. Sidhu
270-272
A new record of spiders as predators of sorghum spidermite Oligonychus indicus (Hirst) (Acari: Tetranychidae) -- M. Manjunatha and Puttaswamy
   272
Science News
273-275
Book Reviews
276-278
News
    275
Announcements
    272 ,
    278


March 20, 1989, No. 6


A star pulsating 2000 times a second! -- S. Ramaseshan
    279
Articles

On the implications of the submillisecond pulsar in supernova 1987A --
D. Bhattacharya and G. Srinivasan
280-286
Synthesis of some sulphonamide derivatives of thiadiazines as possible hypoglycaemic agents -- R. N. Goyal and Sandhya Bhargava
287-291
Extraction and spectrophotometric determination of cobalt (II) with p-methylisonitro- soacetophenone -- V. D. Barhate and M. R. Patil
291-293
Climato-diatomological results from Baltal-Lower Karewa beds, Kashmir, India --
D. J. Mohan
294-300
Short Communications

Solvent dependence of the absorption and fluorescence spectra of 4-methyl-5, 7-diethoxy coumarin -- R. Giri, S. S. Rathi,V. V. S. Murti and M. K. Machwe
301-302
Occurrence of lupeol in Calotropis procera latex --
Radha Pant and Kshama Chaturvedi
302-303
Serenian-moerithere dichotomy: Some evidence from the Middle Eocene of Kachchh, Western India -- Sunil Bajpai, Suresh Srivastava and Asit Jolly
304-306
Radiocarbon dating of charcoal from pre-Indus civilization fireplace, Upper Indus Valley, Ladakh -- K. K. Sharma, G. Rajagopalan and V. M. Choubey
306-308
Callus growth and plantlet regeneration in some Indian cultivars of Sorghum --
L. George and S. Eapen
308-310
Occurrence of bisaccate playnomorphs in the Neyveli lignite --
D. E. P. Jeyasingh, D. Balasubramaniam and H. K. P. Devadoss
310-312
A new chromosome number report for Chara globularis var. leptosperma f. leptosperma -- Samit Ray and Probir Chatterjee
312-313
Induction of proline accumulation by gamma irradiations in bermuda grass [ Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.] -- S. K. Sachdeva and P. K. Ahuja
313-315
Genetics of phenol colour reaction of seed coat in pearl millet [ Pennisetum americanum (L.) Leeke] -- Y Saideswara Rao, V. Manga and M. V. Subba Rao
315-317
Polystichum makinoi (Tag.) Tag. — A new record for India --
N. Punetha and B. S. Kholia
317-318
A new species of Asplenium L. (Aspleniaceae) from Javadi hills of North Arcot District, Tamil Nadu, India -- M. B. Viswanathan
318-319
A note on the occurrence of white plaster disease of cultivated mushrooms ( Agaricus bispoms) caused by Scopulariopsis Jimicola — A new fungus from India --
S. C. Bhardwaj, P. K. Seth and D. S. Guleria
320-321
Poly- β-hydroxybutyric acid content of Rhizobium strains in relation to growth --
A. K. Fodder, S. L Khan and A. A. Chowdhury
   321
Genetic diversity among plantagos VI. Satellite associations in Plantago ovata Forsk. -- P. K. Sharma, A. Langer and A. K. Koul
321-323
A critical account on the first occurrence of Coelastrum compositum West from India -- L. Jose and R. J. Patel
323-324
Studies on the inheritance of trimoulters in the silkworm, Bombyx mori --
Ravindra Singh, J. Nagaraju and K. Vijayaraghavan
324-326
New record of hyperparasitoids on Campoletis chloridae Uchida and Eucelatoria bryani Sabroskwy parasitizing Heliothis armigera (Hubner) on tomato --
S. K. Jalali, S. P. Singh, P. Kumar and C. R. Ballal
326-327
Dissolved oxygen requirements of mayfly nymphs --
K. Venkataraman and S. Mathavan
327-328
A new species of the spider, genus Poecilochroa (Gnaphosidae) from India - -
S. K. Patel
328-329
Science News
    330
Book Reviews
331-333
Obituary -- S. Bhagavantam
334-336
News
    286 ,
    290 ,
    293
Announcements
    329


April 5, 1989, No. 7


Editorial
337-338
Protein crystallography in India
S. Ramaseshan
    344
Articles

Laser Raman spectroscopic evidence for the existence of oxoperoxotitanate(IV) in  aqueous solution containing 'titanyl' moiety and the synthesis of an unusual
peroxotitanate(IV) complex, potassium oxoperoxodichlorotitanate (IV) monohydrate,  K2[TiO(O 2Cl2]. H 2O -- Mihir K. Chaudhuri and Bimalendu Das
339-343
Crystal structure of carbonic anhydrase II from erythrocyte of Indian buffalo ( Bubalus bubalis) -- Vinay Kumar, K. K. Kannan and R. Chidambaram
344-348
Enhancement of oleo-gum resin production in Commiphora wightii by improved tapping technique -- J. R. Bhatt, M. N. B. Nair and H. Y. Mohan Ram
349-357
Discovery of Albian nannoflora from type Dalmiapuram Formation, Cauvery Basin, India—Paleoceanographic remarks -- S. A. Jafar and Jyotsana Rai
358-363
Pattern of changes in the protein metabolism of rat ovary during implantation and anti- implantation --
R. Manohar Reddy, C. Changamma, P. Reddanna and S. Govindappa
364-367
Antigenicity of cellular and subcellular fractions of Leishmania donovani --
K. A. Obaid, S. Ahmad, H. M. Khan, R. Khanna and A. A. Mahdi
368-371
Current Science — 50 years ago
372-373
Short Communications

Ultraviolet visible spectroscopy of certain rare flavonoids --
A. G. Ramachandran Nair, S. Mohandoss and Bernard Voirin
374-375
Garlic extract inhibits accumulation of polyols and hydration in diabetic rat lens --
V. K. Srivastava and Z. Afaq
376-377
C-banding technique for kinetochore and heterochromatin differentiation in Nitella mirabilis (Div. Charophyta) -- S. K. Bhatnagar, Abha Verma and V. K. Singh
377-378
Heavy metal inhibition of in vitro pollen germination and pollen tube growth in Amaryllis vittata (AIT) -- I. S. Bhandal and Rajni Bala
379-380
Polygloidy and radiosensitivity in Solanum americanum Mill. and Solanum villosum Mill. -- V. S. Kothekar
380-381
Methyl isocyanate: A mutagen -- I. P. Singh and S. K. Roy
381-382
A new report on abnormally fast germinating seeds of Haloxylon spp.—An ecological adaptation to saline habitat -- Tej P. Sharma and D. N. Sen
382-385
Sorghum purpureosericeum (A. Rich) Aschers. and Schweif sub sp. Dimidiatum (Stapf) Garber: Occurrence, morphology and cytology -- K. E. Prasada Rao, Y. Saideswara Rao and M. H. Mengesha
385-386
Electron microscopic studies of Xanthomonas campestris pv. ricini (Yoshi and Takimoto) Dye -- S. L. Choudhary and B. P. Chakravarti
386-388
A detached leaf technique for maintenance and multiplication of Phytophthora infestans and evaluation of fungicides --
T. S. Thind, Chander Mohan, S. S. Sokhi and J. S. Bedi
388-389
A leaf mutant in gram ( Cicer arietinum L.) --
G. P. Mishra, P. Perraju and D. K. Mishra
389-390
Interactive effects of soil fertility and salt stress on the activities of certain enzymes of nitrogen metabolism in mustard --  P. C. Sharma, P. C. Mali, B. K. Garg, S. P. Vyas, S. Kathju and A. N. Lahiri
390-392
Short-term effect of urea on nitrogenase activity in Nostoc anthoceros   --
Surendra Singh and R. Prakasham
392-393
Plantlet formation from callus cultures of cowpea ( Vigna sinensis L.) --
Punita Pandey and Y. K. Bansal
394-396
Leucocoprinus fragilissimus (Berk. & Br.) Pat., a new find in Orissa, India --
M. K. Das and M. P. Sinha
396-397
Effect of streptomycin on the morphology of cowpea Rhizobium --
Y. P. Dubey, R. P. Pareek and T. A. Singh
397-398
A new leaf spot disease of mulberry caused by Myrothecium roridum Tode Ex Fr.
Govindaiah, K. Sengupta, D. D. Sharma, Gargi and V. Gunasekhar
   398
Chromosomal studies in Culex minutissimus --
N. K. Tripathy, S. K. Chand and C. C. Das
398-400
Decontamination of sheep faeces infested with gastro-intestinal nematodes by gamma irradiation -- Hemaprasanth and R. L. Sharma
400-401
In vivo sister chromatid differentiation in an amphibian model—Application of reverse banding -- S. N. Banerjee and S. Chakrabarti
401-403
Book Reviews
404-406
News
   403
Announcements
343 ,348 , 357 ,363 ,
   367


April 20, 1989, No. 8


Challenging areas in chemical sciences
407-416
Articles

Diminishing discharges of mountain springs in a part of Kumaun Himalaya --
K. S. Valdiya and S. K. Bartarya
417-426
Phenylalanine ammonia-lyase: An update of its kinetics --
Nayeem Ullah Khan, Manzoor Ahmad Bhat and C. S. Vaidyanathan
427-430
Cell-mediated immune response to egg drop syndrome-76 (EDS-76) virus infection in chickens -- K. Umesh Kumar, S. K.rishnaswamy and T. Venkata Reddy
431-433
First report on production of supermale tilapia by integrating endocrine sex reversal with gynogenetic technique -- K. Varadaraj and T. J. Pandian
434-441
Short Communication

Laser-excited Raman spectrum and vibrational analysis of thiophosphoryl dibromo- fluoride -- S. Mohan, Feridoun Payami and R. Madivanane
442-444
Chemistry of lichen products, Part VII: Some new amide derivatives from the reaction of acid hydrazides with pulvinic dilactone --
P. S. Rao, K. Ramesh Raju and K. Raghava Raju
444-446
Record of inarticulate brachiopods from the arenaceous member of the Tal Formation, Garhwal Syncline, Lesser Himalaya, India -- V. K. Mathur and Ashutosh Joshi
446-448
Effect of acetohydroxamic acid and p -hydroxymercuribenzoate on urease activity of blue-green algae -- Surendra Singh
449-450
Histological studies of microsporogenesis and male gametophyte development in ambrette ( Abelmoschus moshatus Medic.) --
G. Vijaya, A. A. Farooqi, Shyamsundar Joshi and C. Nagarajaiah
450-452
Effect of gibberellic acid and glutathione and their interaction on floral development in Tridax procumbens L. -- B. Adinarayana and P. Gopala Rao
452-454
Humic acid induced reversal of retarding effect of morphactin in Eruca vesicaria (Linn.) Cav. subsp. sativa (Mill.) Thell -- N. R. Singhvi and K. D. Sharma
454-456
Outbreak of Sclerotina white mould disease in India - R. B. Singh and J. M. Agrawat
    456
Foliar applications of urea and zinc sulphate for fruit drop control in Kinnow mandarin  -- O. P. Gupta, J. S. Jawanda and K. R. Gupta
456-457
On the association of rice tungro virus components with tungro disease --
R. K. Jain and M. D. Mishra
457-459
Vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal associations of castor and safflower --
T. Sulochana and C. Manoharachary
459-461
Vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal association in mulberry --
R. S. Katiyar, P. K. Das, P. C. Choudhury, A. Ghosh and K. Sengupta
461-464
An induced leaf differentiation mutant in Sesamum indicum L. --
B. R. Murty and F. Oropeza
464-466
Coccidoxenoides peregrina: A new parasitoid of Planococcus citri in India --
A. Krishnamoorthy and M. Mani
    466
Encentridophorus similis (Acarina: Unionicolidae), an active predator of mosquito larvae -- R. Rajendran and R. S. Prasad
466-467
Beauveria bassiana (Bals.) Vuili., a possible biocontrol agent against Mylloceros viridanus Fabr. and Calopepla leayana Latreille in south India --
K. V. Sankaran, K. Mohanadas and M. I. Mohamed Ali
467-469
Influence of methoprene on the male reproductive system of Oryctes rhinoceros (Coleoptera: Scarabacidae) -- Mariamma Jacob
469-471
Effect of penicillic acid on isolated frog heart --
Mohammed Nayeem, V. Pandiyan, K. Nanjappan and R. Ramamurthi
471-472
Aggregation of platelets by fish collagen: Effect of side chain acetylation --
D. Vijaya Ramesh, P. K. Sehgal and S. C. Dhar
473-474
Studies on culture pearl production from freshwater mussels -- K. Janaki Ram
   474
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   476


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Articles

A note on comparison of some estimators using auxiliary information in sample surveys-
L. N. Sahoo and S. Mohanty
477-479
Determination of zero error of electro-optical distance measuring instruments-S. P. Roy
480-485
Problem of mass-movements in a part of Kumaun Himalaya --
K. S. Valdiya and S. K. Bartarya
486-491
Current Science — 50 years ago
492-493
Short Communications

Geothermometry of ultramafic rocks around Terakanambi, southern Karnataka --
N. Shadakshara Swamy and B. Manjunatha Reddy
494-495
A note on the crystallization of foot-and-mouth-disease virus  --
N. Banumathi and B. U. Rao
495-496
Charophyta from Niniyur Formation, Ariyalur, Tamil Nadu -- T. Triambak Nath
496-498
Biology and pathogenic potential of black spot trematodes in high altitude fishes of India -- Shampa Banerjee and Sandeep K. Malhotra
498-500
Isolation of chlamydia from cerebral tissue of buffalo calf  --
Charan Kamal Singh, P. N. Dhingra and Narendra Kumar
500-502
A simple, rapid and reliable serological method for diagnosis of amoebiasis --
R. K. Agarwal and S. R. Das
502-503
Simple colorimetric estimation of Furosemide in dosage forms — Part I --
Pradeep Mishra, D. Katrolia and R. K. Agrawal
503-505
Nature of the apical cap in Trentepohlia --
 G. N. Hariharan and K. V. Krishnamurthy
    505
Ontogeny of foliar stomata and trichomes in mulberry (Morus L.) --
Tomy Philip, Govindaiah, K. Sengupta and N. Suryanarayana
506-508
Biochemical changes during post-harvest storage of button mushroom (Agaricus hisporus) -- R. D. Rai ana Sanjeev Saxena
508-510
Alkaloid production by the immobilized cells of Solarium xanthocarpum --
J. Subramani, P. N. Bhatt and A. R. Mehta
510-512
Aflatoxin contamination in seeds of medicinal value --
Vineeta Kumari, H. K. Chourasia and A. K. Roy
512-513
Leaf rot of oil palm -- G. Mathai, B. Balakrishnan and James Mathew
513-514
Two new leaf spot diseases from India caused by Alternaria --
S. S. Saini, Sudhesh Kumari and N. S. Atri
514-515
A new report of Rhizopus rot of groundnut from India --
R. B. Gaur, R. D. Singh and R. S. Rathore
    515
Susceptibility of rice sheath blight pathogen to mycoparasites --
K. Manibhushanrao, S. Sreenivasaprasad, U. L Baby and Y. Joe
515-518
Effect of copper sulphate algicide on growth of and nitrogen fixation in Azolla pinnata
 -- K. Rajarathinam, M. Jayabalan and M. A. Padhya
518-519
Growth response and root colonization in cultivars of sesame to VAM fungi --
T. Sulochana, C. Manoharachary and P. Rama Rao
519-520
Seasonal activity of the teak defoliator Hyblaea puera Cramer (Lepidoptera: Hyblacidae) at ICRISAT, Patancheru, Andhra Pradesh --
C. S. Pawar and V. S. Bhatnagar
    521
Role of inorganic phosphate in phytoplankton cycle in beel ecosystem --
V. Kolekar, Y. S. Yadava, R. K. Singh and M. Choudhury
522-523
Productivity  and   biomass   turnover   rates   for   serai   grasslands   of  Cherrapunji   in northeastern India -- Subhash C. Ram and P. S. Ramakrishnan
523-525
Book Reviews
526-527
News
    491
528-530

Announcements
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    493 ,
    525


May 20, 1989, No. 10


Biotechnology developments -- S. Varadarajan
531-533
Public policy implications of biotechnology for Asian agriculture -- K. R. Narayanan
534-536
Meeting Reports

First National Seminar on Molecular Plant Pathology -- K. Manibhushan Rao et al
536-538
A broad-based discussion on Indian science and technology journals --
Rajaram Nityananda
539-540
Articles

Hopping conduction in disordered polypeptide chains -- A. K. Bakhshi
541-550
Lactase activity: Effect of an inhibitor of adrenal steroidogenesis -- M. S. Murthy
551-553
Malathion-induced effects on growth and nitrogen metabolizing enzymes in germinating
wheat -- P. K. Sengupta, A. Chakrabarti and S. K. Banerjee
554-556
Heavy metal pollution in Gomti river sediments around Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh --
S. Kumar
557-559
Short Communications

Vibrational spectra of aquatungsten (VI) oxide (WO 3.H2O)
Daizy Philip, G. Aruldhas and V. Ramakrishnan
560-561
Stereospecific synthesis of methyl/ t-butyl ( + )-l R-trans-2,2-dimethyl-3-(2- p -
chlorophenyl-ethynyl)cyclopropanecarboxylates from ( + )-3-carene --
S. S. Bhosale and G. H. Kulkarni
561-562
Co-ordination complexes of diorganotin --
P. R. Shukla, Malvika Bhatt and Nihal Ahmad
562-564
Discovery of a tephra bed in the  Quaternary alluvial sediments  of Pune district
(Maharashtra), Peninsular India --
Ravi Korisettar, T. R. Venkatesan, Sheila Mishra, S. N. Rajaguru, B. L K. Somayajulu, S. K. Tandon, V. D. Gogte, R. K. Ganjoo and V. S. Kale
564-567
Proteolytic activity of a thermophilic strain of Nocardia sp.-TP8 isolated from soil --
Ruby Dash, S. R. Biswas, A. K. Mishra and Geeta Nanda
567-569
Solubilization of Mussorie rock phosphate by cyanobacteria --
P. Roychoudhury and B. D. Kaushik
569-570
Isolation of phosphate solubilizers from different sources --
N. S. Darmwal, R. B. Singh and Raman Rai
570-571
Biosorption potency of heavy metals by some fungi --
S. Lokesha and R. K. Somashekar
571-573
Additions to the fungi of India -- N. Krishna Rao and C. Manoharachary
573-574
Report on soft rot of Duabanga grandiflora seedling (Roxb. ex DC) Walp. --
B. Datta and G. D. Sharma
574-575
Role of phenols in resistance to tomato leaf curl virus, fusarium wilt and fruit borer in
Lycopersicon -- M. K. Banerjee and Kalloo
575-576
Detached spike technique for in vivo production of Neovossia indica sporidia --
S. S. Bains and H. S. Dhaliwal
576-578
Flowering-induced ageing in Butica monosperma --
Vijay Maheshwari, R. Bhardwaj and D. Sharma
578-580
Polyploidy and gene dosage effects on peroxidase activity in mulberry --
B. N. Susheelamma, M. Venkateswarlu, N. K. Dwivedi, A. K. Sikdar,
N. Suryanarayana and K. Sengupta
580-581
Mutagenic effects of sodium azide on black gram (Phaseolus mungo L.) --
S. K. Mahna, Rekha Garg and M. Parvateesam
582-584
In vitro selection for salinity and regeneration of plants in rice --
K. Subhashini and G. M. Reddy
584-586
In vitro regeneration, field transfer of plantlets and growth to maturity of plants of
Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench -- Vandana Sharma, S. L. Kothari and N. Chandra
586-588
Effect of aestivation on food utilization in the freshwater snail Pila globosa (Swainson) -- M. A. Haniffa
588-591
Fluorescence microscopic studies on RNA of cytoplasmic polyhedrosis virus of tasar
silkworm, Antheraea mylitta (Drury) -- Madan Gupta
591-592
Book Reviews
593-596

Announcements
    505,
    553,
    556,
    559


June 5, 1989, No. 11


Comments

Materials issues in the so-called 'cold fusion' experiments --
R. Chidambaram and V. C. Sahni
597-598
Electrochemically induced cold fusion? — A commentary -- S. K. Rangarajan
598-599
Meeting Report

First Conference on Advances in Purification of Recombinant Proteins --Rajni Kaul
600-601
Articles

Angular overlap treatment of the electronic spectra of actinide complexes of tetragonal
symmetry -- M. A. Makhyoun
602-605
Tissue culture of forest trees in India --A. F. Mascarenhas and E. M. Muralidharan
606-613
Production and inter-relationship of two types of secondary sporidia of Neovossia indica -- H. S. Dhaliwal and D. V. Singh
614-618
Current Science — 50 years ago
619-620
Short Communications

Proton magnetic resonance study of 2-(p-methoxyphenyl)thiazolidine --
K. S. Raju, S. Eswaramoorthy, R. Umarani and P. Rajalingam
621-622
A facile synthesis of 2, 8-disubstituted 4,6-dioxo-4 H,6H-benzo[l,2-b:5,4-b']dipyrans and their antifeedant activity --  S. Purushotham Reddy, D. Ashok and P. N. Sarma
622-624
Esterification with hydrogen fluoride -- Tariq Umer Qazi
624-625
Leptomeryx, an Oligocene artiodactyl from the Lower Murree of Sial Sui (Kalakot tehsil), district Rajauri, Jammu and Kashmir -- Sunil Kumar Mehta and Asit Jolly
625-627
A new record of edible Amanita from India -- R. P. Bhatt and T. N. Lakhanpal
627-628
Peacock spot of olives in India -- B. L. Puttoo and S. K. Wattal
628-629
Pollination studies in Santalum album L.-- H. C. Sindhuveerendra and M. Sujatha
629-630
Increased mycorrhizal colonization in gamma ray-induced greengram micromutants --
K. Ammani, G. Rosaiah, A. S. Rao, A. Satyanarayana and P. Seenaiah
630-631
In the physiology of fern gametophyte preceding sex organ initiation --
Shila Roy and Anita Choudhury
631-633
Effect of certain chemicals on the in vivo status of the endosymbiont Anabaena azollae in Azolla pinnata R. Br. -- P. Malliga and G. Subramanian
634-635
Effect of cycloheximide on metabolism of pyrimidines in cotyledons of germinating black gram seedlings -- H. Ashihara and Y Kameyama
635-637
Morphogenetic studies in androgenic callus of Solanum melongena L. --
Neelam R. Yadav, T. M. Varghese and D. R. Sharma
637-639
Virus particles in chloroplast preparations from infected leaves of Nicotiana tabacum -- G. P. Rao and K. Shukla
639-640
A rapid technique for obtaining leaf prints for stomatal count with Fevicol --
K. A. Nayeem and D. G. Dalvi
640-641
New technique to culture Neovossia indica on yeast potato dextrose agar --
S. S. Aujla, Chander Mohan and Satvinder Kaur
641-642
Occurrence of Sabellaria simplex Day colonies in Ratnagiri and observations on tube building behaviour in captivity -- U. D. Gaikwad
642-643
A note on the infestation pattern and parasitism of Melanagromyza hibisci on okra --
Clement Peter and V. Govindarajulu
643-644
Record of Blepyrus insularis (Cam.) on Ferrisia virgata (Ckll.) in India --
M. Mani and A. Krishnamoorthy
644-645
Spermatogenesis during ontogeny in the black-headed  caterpillar Opisina arenosella
Walker (Lepidoptera: Xylorytinae) -- P. B. Santhosh Babu and V. K. K. Prabhu
645-646
Enhancement of biogas production using algae -- S. Ramamoorthy and N. Sulochana
646-647
Immobilization of extracellular lipase produced by Aspergillus japonicus in response to
plant latex -- K. A. Fora, Lakshmi Vasudeva, Smita Bhandare and V. V. Modi
647-650
Book Reviews
651-653

Announcements
   605 ,
   613 ,
   650 ,     653


June 20, 1989, No. 12


Articles

Some reactions of sultones - S. Yassin, I. I. Ismail, A. H. Abd El-Aleem and A. Attia
655-658
Fine structure of conidia in two pathogenic species of Pestalotiopsis --
D. K. Purohit and G. C. Chawla
659-665
Studies on ATP : Phosphofructokinase in ripening mango (Mangifera indica L.) fruit
 -- Rajiv Kumar and Y Selvaraj
666-668
Oscillation in Nitella cell membrane potential and its effect on cytoplasmic streaming --
A. K. Singh and M. Amin
669-672
Opinion

Are scientists profligate? -- G.Venkataraman
673-674
Short Communications

A macroscopic impulse theorem -- C. G. Jesudason
675-677
Influence of hydrogen diffusion on the resistivity of cold-worked nickel wires --
A. C. Gupta and A. N. Nigam
677-679
Characterization of the polymeric complex of Sn(II) with tetrathiazyl dihydrofluoride by
IR, UV and EPR spectroscopy -- H. K. Sharma
679-680
Benthic foraminifera as bathymetric indicators --
T. Yeruku Naidu, S. Kamalakaram and M. Subba Rao
680-681
Sheath blight of ragi -- Lulu Das and V. K. Girija
681-682
Leaf streak (C. O. Pestalotiopsis royenae ) — A new disease of large cardamom from Sikkim -- L. S. Srivastava and R. N. Verma
682-683
New record of fungal pathogen Aspergillus flavus Link on mulberry silkworm -- Bombyx mori L. from India -- C. S. Patil
    683
Development of endosperm in Rochelia stylaris Boiss --.
B. Hanumantha Rao and P. S. Prakasa Rao
684-685
SEM study of corolla tube and pollen grains of Nyctanthes arbor-tritis L.
L. C. Lamba and Anita Gupta
685-686
Sugar phosphates and uridine nucleotides in developing grains of low and high starch
barley genotypes -- Sushil Kumar and V. L P. Batra
686-687
Occurrence of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in roots of Morus alba L.-- 
D. Rajagopal, S. S. Madhavendra and Kaiser Jamil
687-689
Fine structure analysis of the glutinous locus in rice -- A. K. Sarala and G. M. Reddy
689-690
Early-maturing mutants in groundnut cultivar Phule-Pragati (JL-24) --
Chandra Mouli and D. M. Kale
690-692
In vitro plant regeneration potential from callus cultures of grain sorghum --
A. M. Rao and P. B. Kavi Kishor
692-693
Changes in  the activities  of some  hydrolases and oxidoreductases in lAA-treated hypocotyl cuttings of Phaseolus vulgaris L. during adventitious root initiation and development -- A. Kumar and R. K. Kakkar
694-696
Enhanced cerium concentration in magnesium-deficient plants --
R. Renuka Nair, Prabha Nini Gupta, M. S. Valiathan, C. C. Kartha, John T. Eapen and N. G. Nair
696-697
Experimental control of phialide type in Chalara -- M. S. S. Mohan and R. N. Swamy
698-700
Harvest time residues of monocrotophos and fenitrthion in/on pigeonpea --
S. P. Singh and S. F. Hameed
700-701
Present status of the potato cyst nematodes in the Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu --
S. Subramaniyan, P. Balasubramanian, Rajeswari Sundarababu, T. G. Naganathan, PL. Lakshmanan, G. Rajendran, C. V. Sivakumar and S. Vadivel
701-702
Rare occurrence of Balanus amphitrite Darwin, 1854, inside the Cock's comb oyster,
Crassostrea cristagalli (Linnaeus, 1758) --
R. Kasinathan, P. Madeswaran and G. A. Thivakaran
702-704
Role of Herold's organ in Oryctes rhinoceros (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) --
A. Mini and V. K. K. Prabhu
704-706
Occurrence of autosomal monosomic female black rat from a radioactive area —A cytogenetic sport -- G. Mohapatra and B. B. Parida
706-707
A case of furunculosis in laboratory-reared Lates calcarifer --
S. C. Mukherjee, M. Peer Mohamed and S. V. Alavandi
707-709
Enzymatic differentiation of Azotobacter and Azomonas --
S. C. Jana, P. K. Chakrabartty and A. K. Mishra
709-710
Viscometric studies on the effect of near-UV light irradiation on DNA in presence of
chlorpromazine -- Maitree Bhattacharyya, U. Chaudhuri and R. K. Poddar
710-712
In vitro studies on the effect of cadmium on goat eye lens --
V. K. Srivastava, D. C. Pandey and N. Varshney
712-713
Book Reviews
714-715

Announcements
   658 ,
   665 ,
   672 ,
   715

July 5,1989. 13


Articles

Application of Shannon-Wiener index as a measure of pollution of river Ganga at Patna, Bihar, India - V. G. Jhingran, S. H. Ahmad and A. K. Singh

717-720

Effect of exogenous 17β-estradiol on gonadal photostimulation in house sparrow, Passer domesticus (Linn.) - P. D. Tewary and G. Ravikumar         

721-723
Computer simulation of the interaction of prostaglandins PGF2α and PGB1  with dipalmitoylphosphatidylcholine - Purnima Tiku and V. Kothekar
724-732
Current Science — 50 years ago
733-734
News — Metallic hydrogen (?)
734
Views and Opinions — Guidelines for investigators in scientific research
735-736
Short Communications
 
Axially symmetric vacuum solutions of the bimetric relativity theory - G. S. Khadekar and T. M. Karade   
737-738
13C NMR and new kinetic evidence for steric enhancement of resonance - V.Baliah, B. Theymoli and A. Mangalamudaiyar
738-739
Isonitrosothiocamphor as a spectrophotometric reagent for platinum - P. K. Paria, T. K. Thokdar and S. K. Majumdar
739-740
Chemical analysis of Calotropis procera latex - Radha Pant and Kshama Chaturvedi
740-742
Garnet content in the beach sands of Gopalpur (Bay of Bengal) - B. K. Sahu, D. K. Sahu and S. N. Padhy
742-743
A report on the occurrence of microvertebrates in the Subathu Formation (Montian-Early Lutetian) near Nilkanth, Garhwal Himalaya, Uttar Pradesh, India - Kishor Kumar
743-746
Echinocatena arthrinioides Campbell — A new generic record for India - K. K. Soni, Jamaluddin and R. C. Rajak
746-747
A new leaf spot on Trichosanthes anguina L. caused by Phaeotrichoconis crotalariae (Salam and Rao) Subram - A. Venkata Rao, M. Nagaiyan and K. Balasubramanian
747
Pythium intermedium causing root rot of Oraxylurn indicum in Kerala— A new Indian record - M. I. Mohamed Ali and N. G. Nair
747-748
Record of Mimela xanthorrhina Hope (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae), as a new pest of cardamom Elettaria cardamomum Maton - A. K. Chakravarthy, M. R. Sudarshan, N. E. Thyagaraj and D. Rajagopal
748-750
Rooting of excised leaves of grain legume crops - K. S. Reddy, S. E. Pawar and C. R. Bhatia
750-751
Growth analysis in Siratro as influenced by gibberellic acid and boron treatments - Rajeev Tiwari and R. B. R. Yadava   
751-752
Response of different rice cultivars to Azospirillum inoculation - G. Gopalaswamy and P. Vidhyasekaran
752-754
Alterations in amino acid balance in rice mutants - M. L. H. Kaul and Neelangini
754-755
Cytomixis in PMCs of Saccharum spontaneum L. - C. B. Singh, J. Datta Munshi and S. P. Sinha
755-757
On the occurrence of a new hexaploid cytotype of Coix lacryma-jobi Linn, from north-east India - J. Christopher and Benny Jacob
757-758
Differential radiation sensitivity in moth bean - V. S. Kothekar
758-760
Neuroendocrine control of protein and amino acids in the tissues of freshwater crab, Barytelphusa guerini (H. Milne Edwards) (Decapoda, Potamidea) - M. S. Gangotri, S. A. T. Venkatachari and N. Vasantha
760-762

A report on the presence of various pathogenic microbes in a wild population of Bihar hairy caterpillar, Diocrisia obliqua - S. D. Sharma, M. Balavenkata-subbaiah and M. Baig

762-763
Serum lipid profiles in cryptorchid albino rats - C. Changamma, J. Nageswara Rao, P. Geervani and S. Govindappa
763-764
Nitrate reductase from the marine cyanobacterium Oscillatoria laetevirens (Crouan) Gom.- B. J. Mehta and V. D. Chauhan
765-766
Metabolic resistance to methyl parathion toxicity in a bivalve, Lamellidens marginalis - C. Ravi Shankara, N. S. Ashok Babu, K. Indira and W. Rajendra
766-769
In vitro digestibility of cashew kernel protein - K. V. Nagaraja
769-771
Announcements
771
A Letter — The Adyar Banyan
772
Book Reviews 
772-775
 
 

July 20,1989. 14


Science Advisory Council to the Prime Minister—A brief overview - P. J. Lavakare

777-781
Correspondence—Science and audit, Earlier work of M. Fleischmann
782-783
Announcements
783
Articles

Some physicochemical studies on organic eutectics and 1:2 addition compounds: P-phenylenediamine-α-naphthol and P-phenylenediamine-β-naphthol systems - U. S. Rai and K. D. Mandal
784-787
News
787
Effect of Chlorella density and temperature on somatic growth and age at maturity of the rotifer Brachionus patulus (Muller) (Rotifera) - S. S. S. Sarma

788-791

Short Communications
 
Dipole moments of some arylmercuric chlorides—valence angle of mercury -   V. Baliah, P. Subbarayan and M. Uma
792-793
Intensity variation of X-ray reflections in sintered materials -  K. M. R. Achari and R. B. Ramachander
793-795
A new apparatus for the determination of gel strength of phycocolloids -  V. Vyjayanthi and R. Rengasamy 
795-796
Photochromic activity of 4-hydroxybenzylidenesalicyioylhydrazine - M. S. M. Rawat, S. Mai and G. Pant
796-797
Extraction and spectrophotometric determination of iron in steels and haematite ore using thiocyanate and chlorpromazine - P. G. Ramappa and S. Manjappa
797-798
A  rapid  spectrophotometric   method   for   the   determination   of vanadium (V)  in sedimentary rocks - Rajendra Sharma
799-800
A note on the radioactive intraformational conglomerate in Pakhal beds near Bangaru-chilka, Khammam District, Andhra Pradesh - Yamuna Singh, S. D. Rai and T. M. Ramachar
800-801
Microporellus Murr. (Polyporaceae) : a new generic record from India - Suninder S. Virdi 
801-802
Farinose spot of French bean—a new disease - L. S. Srivastava and D. K. Gupta
802
A mosaic disease of sissoo (Dalbergia sissoo Roxb.) — a new record - A. Singh, R. Singh and S. Shaigan
802-803
Scanning electron microscopic studies on hilum structures in black and green grams - M. Iqbal A. Khan and M. A. Rizwi
803-804
Mechanism of leaf rolling in rice - G. Singh and T. N. Singh
804-806
Residual mercury accumulation in exposed mulberry plants - A. Mohapatra, P. K. Das and A. K. Panigrahi
806-807
Inhibition of photosynthesis in leaf discs by herbicides - P. Basuchaudhuri
807-808
Genetic variation at alcohol dehydrogenase locus in some drosophilids - Ravi Parkash, Jyoutsna, J. P. Yadav and Manju Sharma
808-811
Plantlet regeneration from hypocotyl tissue of Strychnos nuxvomica Linn. - Anjani Kumar and S. K. Datta
812-813
Association of geminivirus-like particles with yellow mosaic disease of Dolichos lablab L. - S. K. Raj, M. Aslam, K. M. Srivastava and B. P. Singh
813-815
Microbial conversion of murrayanine to mukoeic acid - P. Bhattacharyya, N. C. Mandal and P. K. Chakrabartty
815-816
Acetylene reduction activity of some blue-green algae - Surendra Singh
816-817
Tropane alkaloids from Lycium barbarum Linn., in vivo and in vitro - M. L. Harsh
817-818
Preliminary report on cardiac depressant effect of Hemidiscus hardmannianus (Bacilla-riophyceae) - S. Babuji, R. Manavalan and A. Subramanian
818-820
Modulation of protective effects of vitamin C in aflatoxicoses - K. S. Bilgrami, S. P. Sinha and K. S. Ranjan
820-821
Parasites of uzi fly, Exorista sorbillans Wiedemann (Diptera: Tachinidae): a new record - Pradip Kumar, Anand Kumar, M. K. R. Noamani and K. Sengupta
821-822
Effect of the essential oil from the gum oleoresin of Boswellia serrata Roxb. on the gonads of male Dysdercus similis F. - D. Raghunatha Rao and Amarjit Kaur
822-824
Sib mating and reproductive strategy of Gryon sp. (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae) - R. Velayudhan and R. Senrayan
824-826
Erratum
826
Book Reviews
827-831
Announcements
832
 
 

August 5,1989. 15


Comment—Cold fusion: Is there a solid state effect? - N. Kumar

833-835

Correspondence—Science and audit  

836

Articles

Carrier density fluctuations in single-injection solid state diodes with traps lying below the Fermi level - G. Kumar, Y. K. Sharma and A. V. Nagayach   
837-838
Discovery of pre-trilobite small shelly fossils and the position of Precambrian-Cambrian boundary in Tethyan sequence of northwestern Kashmir - Meera Tiwari
839-843
Callus culturing, its maintenance and cytological variations in Trigonella foenum-graecum L. - Malka Azam and Amal K. Biswas  
844-847
Announcements
847
Cytogenetic monitoring of occupationally radio-exposed workers in a rare-earth plant - B. B. Parida and G. Mohapatra
848-850
Announcements
850
Current Science - 50 years ago
851-853
Short Communications

Weak gamma rays of 75As - Shashi Prabha and R. K. Mishra
854-855
Two undescribed fungi on orchids  - V. G. Rao and B. R. Dayakar Yadav
855-856
Cultivation trials of Pleurotus opuntiae (Dur. and Lev.) Sacc. - D. Bahukhandi, R. L Munjal and J. N. Kapoor
856-857
Phyllody of Tephrosia coccinea Wall. (Fabaceae) - V. N. Naik
857-859
Localization of urease in Anabaena doliolum - Surendra Singh and Ashwani Kumar Rai 
859-860
Sensitization  of Aspergillus parasiticus  spores  to  gamma  radiation  in  presence   of hydrogen peroxide - Umesh D. Patel and Prafulla J. Dave   
860-861
Effect of different media on the morphology and cultural characteristics of Candida albicans - M. K. Rai
861-863
Impact of different liquid media on amylase production by seed moulds of pearl millet (Pennisetum americanum (L.) Leeke) - S. P. Gambhir and D. N. Khairnar
863-864
Physiological basis for the inhibition of nitrogenase activity in water-stressed cowpea - (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp) - B. Venkateswarlu, M. Maheswari and Neelam Saharan
864-867
Effect of Stik on sprouting in the stem cuttings of Pyrus pashia Buch. - Ham. ex D. Don - S. P. Sharma and A. K. Badoni
867-869
New evidence on the phylogeny of basic chromosome number in Pennisetum - Y. Saideswara Rao, S. Appa Rao and Melak H. Mengesha
869-871
Induced complex translocation heterozygosity in chilli - R. K. Raghuvanshi, Subodh Kumar, Anita Saxena and Dalbir Singh
871-872
Tissue culture studies on desert plants: I. Cenchrus ciliaris cv. 75 - A. Sankhla and N. Sankhla 
872-874
Recovery of rare interspecific hybrids of gram Cicer arietinum x C. cuneatum L. through tissue culture  - R. P. Singh and B. D. Singh
874-876
In vitro mass-scale propagation of Rosa hybrida cv. Landora - G. R. Rout, B. K. Debata and P. Das
876-878
Diabetogenic nature of ochratoxin A - S. Subramanian, N. Balasubramanian and S. Govindasamy
878-880
Chromosomal studies in Fulvia mutica (Bivalvia: Cardiidae) from Japan - Usna Goswami  
880-882
Rapid detection of aflatoxin by pressure mini-column technique: A collaborative trial - R. B. Sashidhar, R. V. Bhat and S. Vasanthi
882-885
Isolation and characterization of several soil phages that lyse Bacillus brevis - Mukesh Verma
885-887
Plasmid-encoded production of hydrocarbon-solubilizing factor by Pseudomonas PG-I - Swaranjit S. Cameotra and H. D. Singh
887-889
Biosynthesis of pyrimidines during germination of black gram seeds: Changes in the levels of participant enzymes - H. Ashihara and Y. Kamtyama
889-891
Stability   of indomethacin   to   conditions  of enzymatic   release  from   tissue—some interesting aspects - V. Shankar, C. Damodaran and P. Chandra Sekharan
891-892
Announcements
892
Book Reviews 
893-894
 
 

August 20,1989. 16


News
 
More facilities for university research
895
Restriction enzymes to be made in India
895
Twenty-five years of radio astronomy at TIFR
895-896
Announcements
896
Meeting Report
 
IAU/URSI symposium on radio astronomical seeing
897-898
Articles

Metal complexes of 6-methoxy-2-benzothiazolamine - A. I. P. Sinha, Poonam Agarwal and S. P. Tewari
899-903
Announcements
903
Influence of anions on the activity of pig pancreatic alpha-amylase - V. H. Mulimani and M. Gopal
904-906
Announcements
906
Autosomal dosage compensation in interspecific hybrids of Drosophila: Transcriptional actiyity in diploid and triploid hybrids - Asish K. Ghosh, Mita Ghosh and A. S. Mukherjee
907-911
Short Communications

Precipitation of MgO by a 'bio-method' - M. N. Bapat and S. Sivaraman
912
Vertical distribution of spectra of heat and momentum fluxes over east and west coasts of  India during MONEX-1979 - U. S. Singh, R. K. Singh and R. S. Singh
912-915
EPR  spectroscopic studies of calcic-plagioclases from the Archaean anorthosites of Holenarasipur, Karnataka Craton, South India - G. V. Anantha Iyer and S. N. Gananath
915-917
A New species of Scytalidium from India - K. K. Soni, Jamaluddin and R. C. Rajak
917-918
Occurrence of water-borne conidial fungi on Pinus roxburghii needles - S. C. Sati, G. S. Mer and N. Tiwari
918
A new host record for Alternaria ahernata (Fr.) Keissler and its toxigenic potential - M. Vijayalakshmi and A. S. Rao
919
An unrecorded post-harvest disease of apple in Kumaun hills - B. L Verma
919-920
Control of citrus greening disease in India - Y. S. Ahlawat, M. M. Payak and M. J. Thirumalackar
921-922
Natural autofluorescence in oospores of Peronosclerospora sorghi and their viability - P. S. Bhavanishankara Gowda, S. Shankara Bhat, N. S. Devaki and K. R. Manjunatha     
922-924
In vitro growth of some fungi isolated from wheat phylloplane in relation to SO2 treatment - A. K. Singh and Bharat Rai
924-925
A new record of dipioid cytotype of Schizandra grandiflora Hook. f. & Thoms, from India - P. S. Sandhu, Late S. K. Mann and Manju Kapil
925-926
Plant regeneration from polyethyleneglycol adapted callus of rice - G. Siddeswar and P. B. Kavi Kishor
926-928
Protection of mung bean seedlings against heat shock by a substituted phthalimide - Ranjit K. Basra, Amarjit S. Basra and C. P. Malik
928-929
Colorimetric method for the estimation of p-Coumaric acid from the bark of Oroxylum indicum Vent - R. V. Gaitonde and S. P. Sapre
929-930
New host records of the bruchid Sulcobruchus kingsolveri Arora and the parasite Oedaule  stringifrons Waterson from India - B. R. Verma
930
Aphis gossypii Glover, an insect vector of carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus L.) mottle virus—a new record - R. Singh and A. Singh
931
Occurrence  of Beauveria   bassiana  (Balsamo)  Vuill.  on sapling  borer Sahyadrassus  malabaricus Moore (Lepidoptera: Hepalidac) in Kerala, India -  M. L. Mohamed Ati and George Mathew
931-932
Mating disruption through behavioural manipulation of Spodoptera litura Fabricius - M. S. Venkateswara Rao, K. M. Azam and Khalid Ahmed
933-935
Beneficial effects of aspirin in cyanate-induced hypercalcemia and hyperphosphatemia in rat eye lens - V. K. Srivastava and N. Chaturvedi
935-936
Precipitation reactions of lectins with serum samples of patients with various malignant  disorders - Suraksha Agrawal
936-937
Book Reviews
938
The Scientific Community 
939-942
 
 

SEPTEMBER 5,1989. 17

 
News
 
Science journalism to get impetus
943
Journal costs cause worry
943
Correspondence
 
Premature failure in Ni-Cd batteries
944-945
Publishing codes
945
Comment
 
Protein crystallography and the structure of insulin
946-947
Policy on Indian editions of foreign S & T periodicals
948-950
Current Science — 50 years ago
951-952
Articles

On the lifetime of low mass X-ray binaries - G. Srinivasan and D. Bhattacharya
953-954
Polarographic and cyclic voltammetric reduction of o-chlorobenzaldehyde isonicotinoylhydrazone - P. Raveendra Reddy and S. Brahmaji Rao

955-957

Thiosemicarbazones as analytical reagents: A selective spectrophotometric determination on palladium - R. Palaniappan
958-961
Announcements
961
Short Communications

Monsoonal microtremors at Kottuli, Calicut - P. T. Roy Chacko
962
Sulphide mineralization around Ambadungar, Baroda District, Gujarat - Rajesh K. Srivastava and S. G. Karkare
962-964
Spectrophotometric determination  of micro  quantities of gold   with   cetyltrimethyl ammonium bromide in, presence of iodide - K. Paria, T. K. Thokdar and S. K. Majumdar 
964-966
Photo-sensitized    oxidation    of   6,7,8,9,10,10-hexachloro-1,5,5a,6,9,9a-hexahydro-6,9-methano-2,4,3-benzodioxathiepin-3-oxide (endosulfan) by singlet oxygen - V. K. Vaidya , R. L. Pitliya , H. S Sharma and Suresh C. Ameta

966-967

Synthesis of some 2-amino-3-cyano-4,6-disubstituted pyridine derivatives and their antibacterial activity - L. Prakash, Shaihla, Seema Malik and R. L. Mital
967-970
A new species of Chrysosporium - R. K. S. Kushwaha and J. N. Shrivastava 
970-971
Large cardamom— A new host for Pestalotiopsis versicolor (Speg.) Steyaert - L. S. Srivastava and R. N. Verma
971-972
Transmission of Rhizoctonia solani (Kuhn) in seeds of bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) - Saad Shama
972-974
Selection for red rot resistance in sugarcane - S. S. Gill, S. Pandey and B. K. Tripathi
974-975
Role of surface wax of chilli fruits in inducing resistance to fruit rot pathogens Colletotrichum capsici and Helminthosporium rostratum - V. Prakasam and R. Jeyarajan
976-977
Mangiferine-induced chromosome aberration in root-tip cells of Solanum incanum L. - G. Kumar 
977-979
Tallus initiation and regeneration potential in different genotypes of Eruca sativa - Surya-Parkash, J. B. Chowdhwry and R. K. Jain
979-980
Thin-layer chromatography on cellulose - Jayaprakasam and R. Sivakumar  
980-982
Estimation of quercetin in the leaves of Maesa indica Wall by a new colorimetric method -  K. K. Gaitonde and P. L. Naik
982-983
Cation exchange capacity of soil and adsorption of Azospirillum to soil particles - K. Govindarajan and D. Purushothaman
983-984
Multiple xanthine dehydrogenase isozymes in the exotic carp Ctenopharyngodon idella (Cyprinidae: Pisces) - B . K. Padhi and A. R. Khuda-Bukhsh 
984-986
Studies on electrophoretic pattern of serum proteins of the toad Bufo andersonii - Meera Srivastava, P. Ahluwalia and M. L. Gupta 
986-987
Radiomodifying effect of camphor as revealed by sister chromatid exchange - H. C. Goel , Surendra Singh and S. P. Singh
987-989
A novel method for cloning chromosomal DNA in Haemophilus influenzae Rd - E. B. Somiwala and N. K. Notani
989-991
Transfer of saline tolerance from one strain of rice to another by injection of DNA - K. S. Prakash and J. D. Padayatty
991-993
Book Reviews
994-995
The Scientific Community
996
 
 

SEPTEMBER 20,1989. 18


Editorial
997
Science News
 
Discovery of asteroid number 4130
998
Cold fusion results from BARC
999
Correspondence
 
SAC-PM
1000
Science and audit
1001-1002
Announcements
1002
Meeting Reports
 
XII AIRAPT High Pressure Conference
1003-1004
II International Conference on Analytical Chemistry in Nuclear Technology
1004
Opinion
 
Problems of scientific publications
1005-1007
Articles

The isolation and expression of pollen-expressed genes - Joseph P. Mascarenhas
1008-1015
Announcements
1015
Epoxidation of chalcones with t-butyl hydroperoxide in presence of an iron(III) Schiff base complex - D. R. Gupta, Kamaluddin and Shobha Naithani
1016-1018
Electron donor-acceptor complexes of phenothiazine with iodine - B. N. Achar and M. V. Krishnaswamy       
1019-1022
Short Communications

Examples of shell predation by predatory gastropods and parasites in the Middle Eocene rocks of Kutch, Gujarat - S. J. Patel and D. M. Shringarpure
1023-1024
Orthohydroxyacetophenone  thiosemicarbazone  as  a new  analytical  reagent  for  the spectrophotometric determination of copper - G. V. Ramana Murthy and T. Sreenivasulu Reddy
1024-1026
Synthesis and structural studies on the complex of copper(II) with N-(p-tolyl)-N'-benzoylthiocarbamide - B. P. Yadava
1026-1028
Heterocyclic systems containing bridgehead nitrogen atom : Synthesis and antimicrobial activities of p-bis(s-triazolo [3,4-b] [1,3,4]thiadiazin-3-yl) phenylene and p-bis (s-triazolo [3,4-b] [1,3,4]thiadiazol-3-yl)phenylene - Jag Mohan, G. S. R. Anjaneyulu and Pratima Verma     
1028-1030
Synthesis and characterization of some new 3-acetyl-4-aryl-2-pyrazolines - G. V. Subba Raju and Kotha S. Rao
1030-1033
Two nannandrous species of Oedogonium Link, new to Indian algal flora - H. M. Shukla, Iqbal Habib, U. C. Pandey and G. L. Tiwari
1033-1034
Leaf anatomy of midribless mutants in pearl millet - S. Appa Rao, M. H. Mengesha, Y. Saideswara Rao and C. Rajagopal Reddy 
1034-1036
New report of wilt disease of brinjal in India - V. K. Mandhare, S. K. Ruikar and B. K. Konde
1036-1037
Peroxidase and polyphenol oxidase activities in sorghum and Peronosclerospora sorghi interaction - P. S. Bhavanishankara Gowda, S. G. Bhat and S. Shankara Bhat
1037-1039
Record of the genus Krugeria (Tenuipalpidae, Acari) from India - B. Mallik, M. Harish Kumar, N. Srinivas and H. P. Prabhuswamy
1039
Some histochemical studies on the neurosecretory cells in the eyestalk of the crab Potamon magnum magnum (Pjetzman) - L. J. Rashan, N. S. Gorgees and T. F. Al-Azawi  
1039-1041
Lactate dehydrogenase in the grass crap Ctenopharyngodon idella (Pisces) -  B. K. Padhi and A. R. Khuda-Bukhsh
1041-1044
Aeromonas hydrophila septicaemia of Indian major carps irksome commercial fish farms of West Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh - Indrani Karunasagar, G. M. Rosalind, Iddya Karunasagar and K. Gopal Rao       
1044-1045
Physiological effect of malathion on the brain of Sarotherodon mossambicus - S. Agarwal and N. Balakrishnan Nair
1046-1047
Accumulation  of proline  and  poly-β-hydroxybutyrate in  high  temperature-resistant strains of Azospirillum - D. Purushothaman and K. Vijila

1047-1048

In vitro effects of three organophosphorus insecticides on kinetic constants of acetyl-cholinesterase in a freshwater teleost, Claries batrachus (Linn.) - L. V. Joyce Shobha Rani and C. Janaiah

1048-1051

Announcements
1051
Book Reviews
1052-1054
The Scientific Community
1055-1056
Announcements
1057-1058
 
 

October 5,1989.19


Comment

Cold fusion produces more tritium than neutrons
1059-1062
Opinion
 
Japanese inroads into European industry
1063
Current Science — 50 years ago
 
The scope and limitations of physical anthropology
1064-1065
The coconut palm  beetle
1065-1066
Announcements
1066
Articles

Crystal  structure  and  five-fold   diffraction  symmetry   of the   aluminium-manganese icosahedral phase: A reappraisal - T. R. Anantharaman   
1067-1075
Fractional voting system: A voting system to circumvent Arrow's Paradox - K. K. Nambiar
1076-1081
Announcements
1081
Mechanism of Ru(III) catalysis in acid bromate oxidation of some glycols: A kinetic study - Bharat Singh, Amrita Rat an and Deepika Singh
1082-1084
Short Communications

Superconductive behaviour of Ba2Y0.5La0.5Cu3O7-δ - S. Mohan, T. Radjakoumar and K. G. Ravikumar
1085-1086
Why has Uranus toppled over? - R. K. Kochhar  
1086-1088
Bedding plane fault in the Kaladgi rocks, Basidoni, Belgaum district, Karnataka State - N. W. Gokhale and G. S. Pujar 
1088-1089
Reaction of dibenzoylmethane with formaldehyde: A revised structure for the product - G. V. Subba Raju
1089-1090
Condensation Products of β-phenylpropionic acid with commercial PPA -  Rana Pratap Singh, Balbhadra Prasad Singh and Jagdish N. Srivastava   
1090-1091
A single-step synthesis of 5- and 7-substituted 2-(p-bromobenzoyl)-3-methyl-4H-1,4-benzothiazines - D. D. Bhatnagar, K. K. Gupta, Vandana Gupta and R. R. Gupta  
1091-1093
Isolation of a new triterpene from Calotropis procera latex - Radha Pantand Kshama Chaturvedi
1093-1094
Bhidea borri, a new species of Poaceae from India - R. Deshpande, Ved Prakash and N. P. Singh
1094-1095
A new severe mosaic disease of opium poppy - Mohd. Zaim
1095-1096
Rapid effects of lead on water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes Solms) plants following single exposure detected by photoacoustic spectroscopy - Saumen Pal, P. B. Vidyasagar and V. R. Gunale
1096-1098
Trathala flavo-orbitalis Cameron (Ichneumonidae)—Parasite of Leucinodes  orbonalis Guen. from Bihar - S. N. Mallik, M. Kumar, A. N. Sinha and B. P. Karn
1098-1099
Biocoenotic association   between  nitrogen-fixing   and   phosphate-solubilizing  microorganisms - Sarojini Varma and R. S. Mathur
1099-1100
Levels of serum antioxidants in doxorubicin-treated rats—Influence of vitamins E and C - A. Geetha, R. Sankar and C. S. Shyamala Devi
1100-1102
Antifertility effect of Vinca rosea (Linn.) leaf extract on male albino mice—A sperm parametric study   - T. Murugavel, A. Ruknudin, S. Thangavelu and M. A. Akbarsha 
1102-1103
Quantitative analysis of thiocyanate in urine by head space gas chromatography - G. J. Rao, V. K. Sharma and Heeresh Chandra
1103-1105
Announcements 
1105
Book Reviews
1106-1108
Announcements
1108
The Scientific Community
1109-1110
 
 

October 20,1989. 20


Comment
 
Metallic hydrogen
1111-1113
Opinion
 
A modest proposal for glasnost in the peer review process
1114-1116
Announcements
1116
Articles

Top quark search - D. P. Roy
1117-1124
Structure of bis(2,2'-bipyridyl)bis(2,4,6-trinitrophenolato) calcium(II)       [Ca(C10N2H8)2 (C6N3O7H2)2] - V. M. Padmanabhan, V. S. Yadava, Ramesh Chandra and N. S. Poonia 
1125-1130
Announcements
1130
Solvent effects on the electric moments of some hexahydro-s-triazines - J. Santhanalakshmi   
1131-1133
Root-mediated water transport to the shoot in rice - G. Singh and T. N. Singh
1134-1138
Announcements
1138
Short Communications
 
Excess enthalpy during electrolysis of D2O - K. S. V. Santhqnam, J. Rangarajan, K. C. Mandal and S. K. Haram   
1139-1141
Plasma redistribution in low latitude ionosphere during intense spread F conditions - S. Alex, P. V. Koparkar and R. G. Rastogi
1142-1144
Petrochemical behaviour of an acidic-basic contact zone - Ranadhir Mukhopadhyay
1145-1146
An empirical modification to Higasi's equation for the evaluation of dipole moment of a polar substance in a non-polar solvent - M. B. R. Murthy and R. L. Patil 
1146-1148
Unrecorded pathogen on bamboo causing blight in India - M. Narayana Bhat, R. K. Hegde, P. C. Hiremath and Srikant Kulkarni
1148-1149
Inheritance of a puckered leaf mutant in groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) - S. L. Dwivedi and S. N. Nigam
1149-1150
A simple technique for pollen viability test - G. C. Mitra
1150-1151
A note on the aneuploidy in Araiostegia pulchra (D. Don) Copel. and Asplenium yoshina-gae Makino var. planicaule Morton - V. P. Singh and S. K. Roy
1151-1153
Fungicidal activity of toiclofos methyl in groundnut plant and in soil on Sclerotium rolfsii - B. V. S. C. Hari, V. Chiranjeevi, D. K. Sarkar, K. Subrahmanyam and  K. Sitaramaiah
1153-1155
A note on the spontaneous oily larval mutant in silkworm, Bombyx mori L. -  P. Rama Mohana Rao, K. Vijayaraghavan, Ravindra Singh and V. Premalatha  
1155-1157
Vibration characteristics of cancer cells - Sasadhar De
1157-1159
Fecundity of mayflies of Western Ghats of peninsular India - S. Sridhar and K. Venkataraman
1159-1160
Crystal structure of putrescine-glutamic acid complex - S. Ramaswamy, M. Nethaji and M. R. N. Murthy
1160-1163
A preliminary report on early cell type-specific antibodies in Xenopus laevis - Debjani Roy
1163-1165
Book Reviews
1166-1168
 
 

November 5,1989. 21


Voyager 2 and the world of Neptune - K. Kasturirangan, T. M. K. Marar and V. N. Padmini
1169-1177
Current Science—50 years ago
 
The Indian chemical industry
1178-1179
Alcohol as motor fuel
1179-1180
Announcements
1180
Articles

Comments on the Benofy and Quay theory of thermomagnetic effects -  C. G. Jesudason
1181-1184
Variation of directivity and quality factors of circular patch microstrip antenna in plasma - Deepak Bhatnagar
1185-1187
Synthesis and characterization of tellurium(IV) complexes with 2-naphthol - K. C. Malhotra, Rajender Sharma, S. C. Chaudhry and Neeraj Sharma
1188-1191
Announcements
1191
Short Communications

Search for a possible new neutral cosmic ray - A. Subramanian and S. D. Verma  
1192-1193
A model study of effect of electron temperature enhancements on D- and E-region electron densities - B. Parvatheeswara Rao, D. N. M. Rao, T. Aruna Mani, T. S. N. Somayaji and  K. V. V. Ramana
1194-1195
Polarographic studies of mixed-ligand complexes of the In(III)-1-methyl-imidazole-tartrate system - A. M. Ahmed and G. B. Mohamed
1195-1196
Reaction of some p-substituted phenacyldimethylsulphonium bromides with aromatic aldehydes: Synthesis of 2,4,6-triarylpyrimidines - K. C. Gupta and P. Manglum
1196-1198
Synthesis of thiosemicarbazides, triazoles, thiadiazoles and oxadiazoles - R. N. Majee  
1198-1201
Synthesis, characterization  and antimicrobial activity of thiomalates of Ag(I), Hg(II) and Cd(II) - O. P. Agrawal, K. K. Verma and Seema Bhayana 
1201-1203
Inheritance of salt tolerance in progenies of tissue culture selected variants of rice - K. Narayanan and S. R. Sree Rangasamy  
1204-1205
Neuroanatomy and cholinesterase activity in Acanthotaenia multitesticulata (Cestoda) - V. Ramakrishna, Dharma Goud and D. Brahmaiah
1205-1207
Functional   significance   of  arginase  in   aestivating  snail,  Pila  globosa  (Swainson): Neuroendocrine involvement - G. Ramesh Reddy, G. R. Veera Babu and C. S. Chetty
1207-1208
Effect of pH on phosphate solubilization by microbes - Sunita Gaind and A. C. Gaur
1208-1211
Heterochromatin of rye and triticale — repetitive sequences - V. R. K. Reddy
1211-1213
Multiple forms of human urinary т-glutamyltranspeptidase - K. Basheer Ahamad, S. B. Hinchigeri and K. S. Datta
1213-1214
Induction of lysomal enzymes in Ehrlich ascites tumour cells by bromophos  - Soghra Fatima, T. Shivanandappa and Cletus J. M. D'Souza 
1214-1216
Trace metals in cancer tissues - T. R. Doraiswamy and B. S. Seshadri
1216-1217
Effect of potassium embelate, an analgesic compound, on brain monoamine uptake - U. Zutshi, R. K. John and S. K. Dhar
1217-1218
Book Reviews

1219-1221

 
 

November 20,1989. 22


An experiment at motivating young earth scientists - B. P. Radhakrishna
1223-1224
Abstracts of talks given at the Fifty-fifth Annual Meeting of the Indian Academy of Sciences at Bhopal, 10-13 November 1989
1225-1230
Articles

Synthesis and effect of gamma irradiation on some new 6,8-dibhloro-4-(3H)-quinazolinones of biological interest - Y. A. Ammar, Y A. Mohamed, N. E. Amin and M. M. Ghorab
1231-1234
Separation by pulsed-field gradient gel electrophoresis of giant linear plasmids from antibiotic-producing strains of Streptomyces and Nocardia - Maggie J. Rathos, N. C. Verma and N. K. Notani
1235-1239
Petrochemistry of the granite near Vandanmedu, Idukki District, Kerala, India - P. K. Thampi and G. Balasubramonian   
1240-1246
Short Communications

A generalized logistic model for analysis of dose-response data - Karon P. Singh and Mohammed A. El-Saidi
1247-1249
New records of fungi from India - Rajendra Singh, V. C. Saxena and Sunita Thakur
1249
Hermaphrodite flowers in dioecious Momordica dioica Roxb. - U. C. Jha and R. P.Roy 
1249-1250
Effect of sodium chloride on ionic composition of Azolla pinnata - K. Rajrathinam and M. A. Padhya
1250-1251
Biochemical changes in the 'tukra'-affected exotic mulberry plants - M. P. Shree and N. N. Umesh Kumar  
1251-1253
Scanning electron microscopic observations of Diaschistorchis gastricus - Anitha, B. Dharma Goud and G. V. Rama Krishna
1254-1255
Susceptibility of cabbage diamondback moth Plutella xylostella L. to the entomofungal -pathogen Verticillium lecanii (Zimmerm.) Viegas - C. Gopalakrishnan 
1256-1257
A new fruit rot of Citrus reticulata Blanco - N. L. Vyas
1257-1258
Outbreak of Orgyia positca Walker (Lymantriidae: Lepidoptera)—A new pest on mango in Uttar Pradesh - M. Fasih, R. P. Srivastava, S. R. Abbas and S. Sharma
1258-1260
Harvesting high cell densities for development of Rhizobium cell concentrate - K. S. Jauhri and Mala Gupta
1260-1262
Reversal of chloramphenicol-inhibited protein synthesis by EDTA and sulphhydryl compounds in bhendi seedlings (Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench.) - B. Adinarayana, P. Gopala Rao
1262-1264
Pyruvate oxidation in toad gastrocnemius muscle after anodic or cathodic stimulation - K. Subrahmanyam, K. S. Swami and C. S. Chetty
1264-1267
Myocardial glycogen content of some representative vertebrates - Mathew M. Oommen and K. M. Alexander
1267-1268
Mutageriic potential of human kala-azar haemoflagellate in mouse - G. K. Manna and A. K. Sarkar
1268-1271
Book Reviews
1272-1274
 
 

December 5,1989.23


Challenging areas in life sciences—SERC recommendations on thrust areas of research in life sciences
1275-1315
Articles

Statistical analysis of lineaments of Goa, India - S. D. Iyer, G. Banerjee and B. G. Wagle
1316-1319
Announcements
1319
Cysteine protease inhibitors from banana (Musa paradisiaca) - N. Mallikarjuna Rao
1320-1322
Short Communications

Freelengths in relation to the molecular interactions in liquids - S. Umapathy
1323-1324
Petrology of the post-tectonic granites from Gundlupet, southern Karnataka - N. Shadakshara Swamy and M. Jayananda
1325-1326
Triterpenes from the leaves of Rhus alata Thumb. - M. Parveen, Nizam U. Khan, Basudeb Achari and Pradeep K. Dutta  
1326-1327
Two new species of Pseudocercospora from India  - A. N. Rai and Kamal
1327-1330
First report of occurrence of oospores of Pseudoperonospora cubensis on   two cucurbitaceous hosts - P. P. Singh and S. S. Sokhi 
1330-1331
Polyphenols of some Indian vegetables - M. Daniel 
1332-1334
Inhibition of photosynthesis by oxyfluorfen -  D. Sharma, R. Bhardwaj and V. Maheshwari  
1334-1336
Electrical conductivity as an indicator of orthodox and recalcitrant seed physiology in tropical forest trees - P. K. Khare, V. K. Yadav and G. P. Mishra
1336-1339
Physiology of mutant strains of Erwinia carotovora producing L-asparaginase - N. K. Maladkar 
1339-1340
Effect of Rhizobium in association with granular insecticides on nodulation and yield in soybean - G. G. Kundu and Trimohan
1340-1342
Azotobacter chroococcum in root, stem and leaf tissues of cells of Triticum aestivum L. and Triticum durum L. - C. M. Tippannavar and T. K. Ramachandra Reddy
1342-1343
Antibacterial activity of a polycation - M. Gopal, T. B. Karegoudar and K. H. Mulimani
1343-1344
Phosphamidon-induced changes in hepatic enzymes of mouse - Pradeep Bhatnagar and Nirmala Jain 
1344-1346
Current Science—50 years ago       
 
Prof. E. O. Lawrence
1347-1348
Sedov Arctic expedition
1348
 
 

December 20,1989. 24


Articles

Inhibition of sweet potato β-amylase by a polycation - V. H. Mulimani and K. Sreeramulu
1349-1352
Amino acid decarboxylases of Ancylostoma ceylanicum and Nippostrongylus brasiliensis - S. P. Singh, S. Gupta, J. C. Katiyar and V. M. L. Srivastava
1353-1356
A study of acid-base status and gases in body fluids in two species of bovines - S. S. Randhawa, Avtar Singh, M. S. Setia and A. K. Ahuja
1357-1360
Short Communications

Petrology of the brick-red rock and albitite from the southern Closepet granite region - M. Jayananda and B. Mahabaleswar
1361-1363
Neomeris van-Bossae Howe—A new record along the Indian coast - Ambiye Vijaya, B. B. Chougule and A. G. Untawale  
1363-1364
Cyanostylon cylindrocellulare Geitl. & Ruttn., a blue-green alga new to India - P. Ampili, M. V. N. Panikkar and V. D. Chauhan
1364-1365
Niesslia exilis and Phyllachora balansae: Two new records for India - N. D. Sharma and S. Nema
1365-1366
Morphological and ecological observations on Stigeoclonium farctum—Chaetophorales, Chlorophyceae - Tasneem Fatma 
1366-1368
Helicoubisia coronata, new to India - B. P. R. Vittal and M. Dorai
1368-1369
Pachykytospora Kotl. & Pouz. (Polyporaceae): A newgeneric record from the Himalayas, India - Suninder S. Virdi  
1369-1370
Gomphus floccosus—A new record for India - R. N. Verma, S. Mukta Singh, Th. G. B. Singh and K. S. Bilgrami
1370-1371
Occurrence of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhiza in Suaeda maritima (L.) Dumort—A pioneer mangrove of the Chenopodiaceae - A. Sengupta and S. Chaudhuri
1372
Cytological study of basidiospore of Puccinia ruelliae (Berk. & Br.) Lagerh - A. B. De
1373-1374
Some new reports on Keratinophilic fungi - Neeta Nigam and R. K. S. Kushwaha 
1374
Epidermal surface patterns of achene in Eleocharis R. Br. (Cyperaceae)
S. K. Varma, A. K. Pandey and A. K. Sinha 
1374-1377
Relationship between phosphatase activity and sex expression in Coccinia indica W & A - Madan Lai and V. S. Jaiswal 
1377-1378
Induction of mutation, through interspecific grafting - S. B. Dandin, K. R. Mala, S. R. Ramesh and R. Balakrishna
1378-1380
Cadmium inducible proteins in Scenedesmus quadricauda - G. Narender Reddy and M. N. V. Prasad
1380-1382
Regeneration of shoot buds from callus cultures of Papaver somniferum - P. L. Swarankar and S. P. Bohra
1382-1384
Karyotype analysis of Papaver dubium L. -  J. R. Bahl and B. R. Tyagi 
1384-1385
Shoot-tip culture in -Dolichos biflorus L. - V. Sounder Raj, D. E. Tejavathi and B. H. M. Nijalingappa
1385-1388
Histogenesis of a moth gall on Tephrosia purpurea (L.) Pers. (Fabaceae) - P. Jayaraman
1388-1391
Occurrence of the new species Azospirillum halofraeferens in association with rice roots - Balasubramanian and S. R. Prabhu
1391-1392
Bovine manure liquor as a growth medium for Rhizobium inoculants - A. R. Alagawadi and T. K. Ramachandra Reddy
1392-1393
Effect of quinone extracted from Pyxine pefricola Nyl. on mitosis in Alliwn cepa L. root meristems - K. Muralikrishna, C. Manoharachary and U. Prasad
1393-1394
Competitiveness of homologous and heterologous Rhizobium for nodulation and growth of pigeonpea [Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp] - A. H. Khan and S. V. Hegde       
1394-1397
Variation in anther culture efficiency among donor plant tillers in rice - S. Hadi and S. K. Raina 
1397-1398
Influence of N and P on cadmium toxicity on photosynthesis in rice - A. K. Misra, V. Sarkunan, Mira Das, S. K. Nayak and P. K. Naya
1398-1400
Occurrence of hitherto unknown insects of maize in India - L. M. L. Mathur, M. C. Joshi and M. Arif
1400-1401
A new record of seed setting in scented geranium (Pelargonium graveolens L. Herit) from India - Sharan P. Angadi and T. Vasantha Kumar
1401-1402
Staining of the neurosecretory cells and material by Eisen haematoxyline - Sudhir Bhargava and Helmut Kallenborn
1402-1404
Record of Beauveria bassiana (Balsano) Vuillemin on membracid spp. - S. R. Madhavan Pillai and K. K. Srivastava
1404-1405
A pigmented, xylose-utilizing strain of Streptomyces bobili - Sharma and S. K. Sinha

1405-1406

Screening   for   oleaginous   yeasts   using   replica   printing   technique   coupled   with densitometric scanning - Sneha Gogte, Kalpagam Polasa and C. Rukmini       
1406-1408
Senim urea and enzymes in rat on intragastric administration of garlic oil and garlic extracts - P. K. Joseph and C. S. Sundaresh
1409-1410