Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Simon Fowler

Simon Fowler
Position: Research Leader
Team: Biodiversity and Conservation
Location: Lincoln
P.O. Box 69040
Lincoln 7640
Phone: +64 3 321 9671
Fax: +64 3 321 9998

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Qualifications

Qualifications

  • York
    DPHIL
    1984
  • Oxford
    BA (Hons) Zoology
    1981

Publications

Publications

  • Thompson S, Fletcher JD, Ziebell H, Beard S, Panda P, Jorgensen N, Fowler SV, Liefting LW, Berry N, Pitman AR 2013. First report of 'Candidatus Liberibacter europaeus' associated with psyllid infested Scotch broom. New Disease Reports 27: 6. http://dx.doi.org/10.5197/j.2044-0588.2013.027.006 (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Fowler SV, Barreto R, Dodd S, Macedo DM, Paynter Q, Pedrosa-Macedo JH, Pereira OL, Peterson P, Smith L, Waipara N, Winks CJ, Forrester G 2013. Tradescantia fluminensis, an exotic weed affecting native forest regeneration in New Zealand: ecological surveys, safety tests and releases of four biocontrol agents from Brazil. Biological control 64(3): 323-329. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2012.11.013 (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Gerard PJ, Barringer JRF, Charles JG, Fowler SV, Kean JM, Phillips CB, Tait AB, Walker GP 2013. Potential effects of climate change on biological control systems: case studies from New Zealand. BioControl 58(2): 149-162. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10526-012-9480-0 (Journal Article, 2013)
  • Fowler SV, Paynter Q, Dodd S, Groenteman R 2012. How can ecologists help practitioners minimize non-target effects in weed biocontrol? Journal of applied ecology 46: 307-310. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2011.02106.x (Journal Article, 2012)
  • Cripps M, Bourdôt G, Saville D, Hinz H, Fowler S, Edwards G 2011. Influence of insects and fungal pathogens on individual and population parameters of <i>Cirsium arvense in its native and introduced ranges. Biological Invasions 13(12): 2739-2754. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10530-011-9944-7 (Journal Article, 2011)
  • Cripps MG, Gassmann A, Fowler SV, Bourdot GW, McClay AS, Edwards GR 2011. Classical biological control of Cirsium arvense : lessons from the past. Biological control 57(3): 165-174. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1049964411000697 (Journal Article, 2011)
  • Groenteman R, Fowler SV, Sullivan JJ 2011. St. John's wort beetles would not have been introduced to New Zealand now: A retrospective host range test of New Zealand's most successful weed biocontrol agents. Biological control 57(1): 50-58. (Journal Article, 2011)
  • Paynter Q, Fowler SV, Gourlay AH, Groenteman R, Peterson PG, Smith L, Winks C 2010. Predicting parasitoid accumulation on biological control agents of weeds. Journal of applied ecology 47: 575-582. (Journal Article, 2010)
  • Florens F, Mauremootoo J, Fowler S, Winder L, Baider C 2010. Recovery of indigenous butterfly community following control of invasive alien plants in a tropical island’s wet forests. Biodiversity and conservation 19(14): 3835-3848. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10531-010-9930-x (Journal Article, 2010)
  • Van Driesche RG, Carruthers RI, Center T, Hoddle MS, Hough-Goldstein J, Morin L, Smith L, Wagner DL, Blossey B, Brancatini V, Casagrande R, Causton CE, Coetzee JA, Cuda J, Ding J, Fowler SV, Frank JH, Fuester R, Goolsby J, Grodowitz M, Heard TA, Hill MP, Hoffmann JH, Huber J, Julien M, Kairo MTK, Kenis M, Mason P, Medal J, Messing R, Miller R, Moore A, Neuenschwander P, Newman R, Norambuena H, Palmer WA, Pemberton R, Perez Panduro A, Pratt PD, Rayamajhi M, Salom S, Sands D, Schooler S, Sheppard A, Shaw R, Schwarzländer M, Tipping PW, van Klinken RD 2010. Classical biological control for the protection of natural ecosystems. Biological control 54(Suppl 1): S2-S33. (Journal Article, 2010)

Memberships

Memberships

  • Invited Member, IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group
  • Member, New Zealand Entomological Society
  • Member New Zealand Ecological Society , New Zealand Ecological Society
  • Fellow, Royal Entomological Society (London)

Skills

Skills

  • Biological control (esp. weeds)
  • Ecology & management of invasive weeds
  • Entomology
  • Experimental ecological research (esp. invertebrates)
  • Insect-plant relations