Mr. W.A.M. Lowe

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Academic and Professional Qualifications

Academic Qualifications

  • M.Phil. By research (Thesis submitted & Awaiting defense examination) @Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya,LK 2020-2023.
  • BSc. (Hons)  in Agricultural Technology & Management FGPA 3.48/4.00(Second class Upper division)  @Faculty of Agriculture,University of Peradeniya, LK 2011-2015


Research Publications

Lowe, A., Kuruppuarachchi, N., Silva, P., Pushpakumara, G., Suriyagoda, L. and Weerahewa, J., 2024. Does human intervention modulate the above-ground carbon biomass of agroforestry systems? A study of homegardens in Jaffna peninsula, Sri Lanka. Agricultural Systems, 215, p.103842. https ://

Lowe, W. A. M., Pushpakumara, D. K. N. G., Weerahewa, H. L. J., Vitharana, W. A. U., Marambe, B., Punyawardena, B. V. R., & Silva, G. L. L. P. (2023). Enhancing household food security and dietary diversity through homegardens: A case study in selected districts of Sri Lanka. Tropical Agricultural Research, 34(3), 170-187. https ://

Lowe, W. A. M., Silva, G. L. L. P., & Pushpakumara, D. K. N. G. (2022). Homegardens as a Modern Carbon Storage: Assessment of Tree Diversity and Above-Ground Biomass of Homegardens in Matale District, Sri Lanka. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 127671. https ://

Dandeniya, W. S., Herath, E. M., Lowe, A. M., Kasinthar, M., Jinadasa, R. N., Vidanarachchi, J. K., & Samarakone, T. S. (2022). Antibiotic use in commercial broiler chicken farming and its consequential resistance development in root colonizing bacteria of carrot grown in manure applied soils in a middle-income country. Canadian Journal of Soil Science. 102(2), 319-329. https ://

Lowe, W. A. M., Sinniah, J., Jeyavanan, K., Silva, G. L. L. P., & Pushpakumara, D. K. N. G. (2021). 'Can homegardens assist in enhancing the domestic food security?' A study in Jaffna Peninsula, Sri Lanka. Agroforestry Systems, Springer. https ://

Lowe W. A. M., Samarakone T. S., Vidanarachchi J. K., Dandeniya W. S. and Edirisinghe N. (2019) 'Antibiotic Residue Free Broiler Meat'; Prevalence of Antibiotic Residues in Broiler Meat and Resistant Bacteria in Poultry Litter in Sri Lanka and Awareness On Antibiotic Usage. International Journal of Food and Nutritional Sciences, 8 (4): pp 35-41

Work Experience

June, 2023 to date - Lecturer (Probationary) @Dept. of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture,University of Peradeniya, LK

Other 2023 Project assistant @ Dept. of Animal Science,Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, LK. Aproject funded by the Netherlands (The Dutch Embassy) for the establishment of an online dairy training platform. Working as the coordinator of the same project fromJanuary,2024 to date

Research Assistant @ Dept. of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture,University of Peradeniya, LK.Research project funded by National Science Foundation, LK 2019-2023

Asst.Supplier Relationship Officer @ Fonterra Brands Lanka (Pvt) Ltd,Biyagama, LK. (Local Dairy Development Program operated under Dept. of Supply Chain), 2016-2019. 


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