National Academy Science Letters

( Vol. 28, No. 9 & 10, 2005 )



Editors’ Page


Lead Articles/Overviews of New Developments

Complex Oscillations and Chaos

R.P. Rastogi, Ishwar Das and Sharwan Kumar ...303


Structural and mechanistic aspect of DEAD-box helicases

Narendra Tuteja, Ajay Amar Vashisht and Renu Tuteja ...313


Prospects for sustainable agricultural production of the antimalarial molecule artemisinin in India

Sushil Kumar...325


Quality control of polyethylene must for successful application of polypit, polyhouse and polymulching technology

P. Ghosh ...339

Short Research Communications

Some observations on Trichosolen mucronatus (Borgesen) Taylor [Bryopsidaceae], from 'Gujarat: A species of rare occurrence

Vaibhav A. Mantri, P. V. Subba Rao, Mukund Chandra Thakur, K. Ganesan and K. Suresh Kumar… 341


Conservation strategies of some rare and threatened taxa of Nagaland

Shonali Chaturvedi ...345


A simple and rapid colorimetric method for the determination of benomyl (a fungicide) in its formulated products

B.C. Verma, Chetan Chauhan and D.K. Sharma ...349


Detection of haemocyanin in native PAGE gels

S. Krupanidhi and P. Lakshmikanth ...353

Academy New

A Report on the Platinum Jubilee Celebrations and Symposium on 'Excitement of Science' organized by the Academy