Dr. Tom Lowery

Dr. Tom Lowery

CCOVI Professional Affiliate
Research Scientist,
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Agriculture Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre (PARC), Summerland, BC
Phone: 250-404-3324
Fax : 250-494-0755
 
Education
B.Sc., Zoology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont.
M.Sc., Entomology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont.
PhD., Entomology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
 
Research
Epidemiology of insect-borne plant diseases on grapevines; development of integrated pest management programs for grapes using chemical and non-chemical methods.
 
Selected Publications and Presentations
  • Landolt, P.J., Lowery, D.T., Wright, L.C., Smithhisler, C., Gúedot, C., and James, D.G. 2010. Trap response of cutworm moths (Abagrotis orbis) to a sex-attractant lure in grape vineyards, Canadian Entomologist, 142(2), pp. 135-142.
  • Lowery, D.T. and Mostafa, A.M. 2010. Cutworm species (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) feeding on grapevines in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, with notes on rearing, Canadian Entomologist, 142(2), pp. 173-180.
  • Olivier, C.Y., D. T. Lowery & L.W. Stobbs. 2009. Phytoplasma diseases and their relationships with insect and plant hosts in Canadian horticultural and field crops. The Canadian Entomologist 141: 425-462.
  • Neilsen, G.H., D.T. Lowery, T. Forge & D. Neilsen. 2009. Organic fruit production in British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 89: 677-692.
  • Olivier, C.Y., Lowery, D.T., Stobbs, L.W., Vincent, C., Galka, B., Saguez, J., Bittner, L.A., Johnson, R., Rott, M., Masters, C., and Green, M. 2009. First Report of Aster Yellow Phytoplasmas ('Candidatus Phytoplasma asteris') in Canadian Grapevines, Plant Disease, 93: 669.
  • Sholberg, P.L., Lowery, T., Bowen, P., Haag, P., and Walker, M. 2008. Effect of early leaf stripping on bunch rot, powdery mildew and sour rot of wine grapes. Pages 199-212 In: Crop Protection Research Advances. E.N. Burton and P.V. Williams eds. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. Hauppauge, NY.
  • Bowen, P.A., Usher, K.B., Bogdanoff, C.P., and Lowery, D.T. 2008. Making Wine for Science, British Columbia Fruit Grower Magazine, 6(3), pp. 15-17.
  • Bowen, P.A., Usher, K.B., Lowery, D.T., Neilsen, G.H., Sholberg, P.L., O'Gorman, D.T., and Cliff, M.A. 2008. Sustainable production of high quality wine grapes. Annual Report, AAFC Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre, Agassiz and Summerland, BC. 
  • Lowery, D.T. & G.J.R. Judd. 2007. First record of the western grape leafhopper, Erythroneura elegantula Osborn, in Canada. Journal of the Entomological Society of British Columbia. 104: 3-8.
  • Lowery, D.T., S.V. Triapitsyn & G.J.R. Judd. 2007. Leafhopper host plant associations for Anagrus parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia. Journal of the Entomological Society of British Columbia. 104: 9-15.
     
Dr. Tom Lowery

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