Peter Kevan

University Professor Emeritus
Phone number: 
(519) 824-4120 Ext.52479


BSc McGill; PhD Alberta




Community and applied ecology, pollination biology, native vegetation and insect fauna, conservation of beneficial insects, apiculture, plant breeding systems, foraging and perception by arthropods, insect thermoregulation, arctic ecology.




  • Roussy, A-M. and P.G. Kevan. 2000. How accessible are receptive megastrobili to pollen?  The example of Jack Pine (Pinus banksiana). American Journal of Botany 87: 215-220.
  • Kevan, P.G. 1999. Pollinators as bioindicators of the state of the environment: species, activity and diversity. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 74: 373-393.
  • Greco, C.F. and P.G. Kevan. 1999. Polyethism in foraging in a polymorphic predator, Enoplognatha ovata (Araneae: Theridiidae): A case for balance. Canadian Entomologist 131: 259-268.