Richard F. Wilson

Richard F. Wilson

Dr. Wilson served the United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) for 32 years. He led the USDA Soybean & Nitrogen Fixation Research Unit at Raleigh, North Carolina until 2002 when he became the USDA-ARS National Program Leader for all oilseed research. Dr. Wilson holds the rank of Professor Emeritus at North Carolina State University. His personal research helped pioneer breakthroughs in biochemical and genetic regulation of soybean seed composition, with emphasis on improved oil quality traits that provided the foundation for commercial production of high-oleic soybeans. His direction of national USDA research projects enabled the development of high-oleic peanuts, and chromosomal scale sequences of the soybean, dry bean, cacao and peanut genomes.

Affiliations and Expertise

The Peanut Foundation, Oilseed & Bioscience Consulting, Raleigh, NC, USA

Book

Editors: Thomas Stalker & Richard F. Wilson Release Date: 04 Jan 2016
Print Book:
USD 148.75
USD 175.00
Editors: Thomas Stalker & Richard F. Wilson Release Date: 04 Jan 2016
eBook:
USD 148.75
USD 175.00