The Journal of the Indian Institute of Science has been published by the Institute since 1914. Since its origin, research work carried out by the Institute and other institutions around the world was accepted for publication in the journal. The format was changed and it became a quarterly journal in the year 2007. Since then only review articles are being published, each issue being edited by an eminent researcher donning the mantle of a ‘Guest Editor’.
Vol 95, No 1 (2015): Plant Volatiles: Chemistry, Ecology and Evolution
The cover depicts a figure from the article by Robert Junker and Amy Parachnowitsch in this issue. It illustrates how flower scent is a floral trait that must be considered together with other floral traits such as colour, morphology and flower nectar in their influenceon pollinator visits to flowers. Therefore flowers present multimodal signals that couldbe perceived by multiple sensory channels of the flower visitors.