Hugh Wilson

  • Professor of Biology
  • Curator, Departmental Herbarium
  • Department of Biology
  • College of Science
  • Texas A&M University
  • College Station, Texas 77843
  • Internet: h-wilson@tamu.edu
  • Short CV

    Academic Affiliations
    
    1969-1970, B.A. (BIOLOGY) Kent State University, Kent, Ohio. 
               
    1970-1972, M.A. (BOTANY) Kent State University. THESIS: "The Vascular
    Plants of Holmes County, Ohio." RESEARCH ADVISOR: Professor Tom
    S. Cooperrider
    
    1972-1976, Ph.D. (BOTANY/ANTHROPOLOGY) Indiana University,
    Bloomington, Indiana. DISSERTATION: "A biosystematic study of the
    cultivated chenopods and related species."  RESEARCH ADVISOR:
    Professor Charles B. Heiser, Jr.
    
    1976-1977, Post-doctoral research with Dr. Daniel J. Crawford,
    Department of Botany, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming
    
    1977-present, Department of Biology, Texas A&M University. 
    
    Research Areas
    
    Flowering plant systematics and evolution
    
    Origin and phyletic relationships of domesticated plants, the
    evolutionary dynamics of plant evolution under human selection, and
    the natural history of weed/crop population systems.
    
    Vascular plant floristics
    
    The flora of eastern Texas, endangered species, computer-aided
    instruction for plant systematics, and herbarium database development.
    
    Publications (since 1990)
    
    Wilson, H. D.  1990.  Quinua and relatives (Chenopodium
    sect. Chenopodium subsect. Cellulata.  Econ. Bot. - Symposium Issue
    44:92-110.
    
    Wilson, H. D.  1990.  Gene flow in squash species.  BioScience
    40:449-455.
    
    Wilson, H.D., J. Doebley, and M. Duvall.  1992.  Chloroplast DNA
    diversity among wild and cultivated members of Cucurbita
    (Cucurbitaceae).  Theoretical and Applied Genetics 84:859-865.
    
    Rettig, J. H., H. D. Wilson, and J. R. Manhart.  1992.  Phylogeny of
    the Caryophyllales - Gene Sequence Data (rbcL). Taxon 41:201-209.
    
    Wilson, H. D. and J. R. Manhart.  1993.  Crop weed gene flow:
    Chenopodium quinoa Willd. and C. berlandieri Moq.  Theoretical and
    Applied Genetics 86:642-648.
    
    Wang, S., T. Tsuchiya, and H. D. Wilson.  1993.  Chromosome studies in
    several species of the genus Chenopodium from North and South America.
    J. Genet. & Breed. 47: 163-170.
    
    Wilson, H. D.  1993.  Navasota Ladies'-Tresses Recovery
    Plan. Submitted to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Austin, Texas
    (3/93 - in review).
    
    Wilson, H. D.  1993.  Free-living Cucurbita pepo in the United States:
    viral resistance, gene flow, and risk assessment.  Order
    #43-6395-3-C4203, prepared for USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection
    Service, Hyattsville, Md.
    
    Wilson, H. D., R. Lira, and I. Rodriguez.  1994.  Crop/Weed Gene Flow:
    Cucurbita argyrosperma Huber and C. fraterna L. H. Bailey.  Economic
    Botany 48: 293-300.
    
    Wilson, H. D. and J. S. Payne.  Crop/Weed microgametophyte competition
    in Cucurbita pepo (Cucurbitaceae).  Amer. J. Bot. 81:  1531-1537.
    

    Last modified: 18 January 1995

     Hugh Wilson h-wilson@tamu.edu