Lowell P. Bush

Lowell Bush

lpbush@uky.edu
Phone (859) 218-0709

Plant & Soil Sciences
KTRDC
1401 University Drive Lexington KY 40546-0312

Professional Profile

Areas of Interest:  Alkaloid metabolism in tobacco and in tall fescue infected by endophytic fungi. Demethylation of nicotine to nornicotine and subsequent tobacco specific N-nitrosamine formation, especially N-nitrosonornicotine during curing. Pyrrolizidine and ergot-like alkaloids from tall fescue and animal toxicosis.

Career

  • Post-doctoral University of Minnesota 1964-1966
  • Faculty member of Dept of Agronomy, University of Kentucky 1966 to present
  • Fulbright Scholar to Ireland 1987

 

Education

  • BA Macalester College, 1961
  • MS Iowa State University, 1963
  • PhD Iowa State University, 1964