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.
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