• B.A., 1970, Kent State University, Biology.
  • M.A., 1972, Kent State University, Botany.
  • Ph.D., 1976, Indiana University, Botany, Anthropology.
  • Postdoctoral research: University of Wyoming.

Joined the department in 1977.

Associations: Department of Biology Herbarium.

Currently Faculty Emeritus in Biology

Research Interests

When the TAMU Department of Biology supported degree programs in Botany, Hugh Wilson’s work in systematic botany centered in two areas; vascular plant floristics and crop plant evolution.

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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. (overview of issues)
  4. Wilson, H. D., R. Lira, and I. Rodriguez.  1994.  Crop/Weed Gene Flow:  Cucurbita argyrosperma Huber and C. fraterna L. H. Bailey.  Econ. Bot. 48: 293-300.
  5. Wilson, H. D. and J. S. Payne.  1994.  Crop/Weed microgametophyte competition in Cucurbita pepo (Cucurbitaceae).   Amer. J. Bot. 81:  1531-1537.
  6. Schneider, Erich R., John J. Leggett, Richard K. Furuta, Hugh D. Wilson, Stephan L. Hatch. 1998.  Herbarium Specimen  Browser: a tool for accessing botanical specimen collections. In Proceedings of the Third ACM Conference on Digital Libraries (DL ’98), June 23-26, 1998, Pittsburgh, PA.
  7. Wilson, H. D. 2001.  Informatics:  new media and paths of data flow.  Taxon 50:  331-337.
  8. Wilson, H. D. 2001.  Crop plant lineage pollution.  British Food Journal  103(11):  780-784.
  9. Neill, Amanda K. and Hugh D. Wilson.  2001.   The vascular flora of Madison County, Texas.  Sida 19 (4) 1083-1121.
  10. Teongjoo Ong, John Leggett, Hugh Wilson, Stephan Hatch. A Web-Based Run-Length Encoded Map Generating System. World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2002(1), 1506-1507.
Hugh Wilson

Hugh Wilson
Faculty Emeritus

3258 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3258

Butler Hall
Room 005A

Email: wilson@bio.tamu.edu

Curriculum Vitae