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Arthur O. Tucker, PhD

Dept. of Agriculture and Natural Resources
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Education

Fountain Hill High School, Bethlehem, PA: June 1963

B.A. Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA; June 1967
Major in biology with emphasis in botany. 
Courses: general zoology (2 semesters), general botany (2 semesters), plant physiology, genetics, plant taxonomy, microbiology, mycology, physical geology, and historical geology

M.S. Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; June 1970
Thesis: Leaf proteins of Mentha  L. (Labiatae). I. Extraction for disc-electrophoresis. II. The relation of Mentha spicata  L. to M. longifolia  Huds. and M. rotundifolia  Huds as indicated by serology and disc-electrophoresis.
Courses: plant physiology (2 semesters), cell biology, plant anatomy (2 semesters), plant morphology, bio-ecology, advanced plant taxonomy, biochemistry (2 semesters), immunology and serology (2 semsters), and principles of evolution

Ph.D. Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; June 1975
Thesis: Morphological, cytological, and chemical evaluation of the Mentha  x gentilis  L. s.l.  hybrid complex.
Courses: algology, evolution of cultivated plants, bryology and lichenology (audit), basic statistics for research, and statistical design of experiments

Professional Memberships

  • The Herb Society of America
  • Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

Publications

BOOKS:

  • Tucker, A. O., N. H. Dill, C. R. Broome, C. E. Phillips, and M. J. Maciarello. 1979. Rare and endangered vascular plant species in Delaware. United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Newton Corner, MA. 89 pp.
  • Broome, C. R., J. L. Reveal, A. O. Tucker, and N. H. Dill. 1979. Rare and endangered vascular plant species in Maryland. United States Fish and Wildlife Serv., Newton Corner, MA. 64 pp.
  • Tucker, A. O., and T. DeBaggio. 2000. The big book of herbs. Interweave Press, Loveland, CO. 688 pp.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, and A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce. Amer. Herbal Prod. Assoc., Washington, DC. 421 pp.
  • Tucker, A. O., and T. D. DeBaggio. 2009. The encyclopedia of herbs. Timber Press, Portland, OR. 604 pp.
  • Belsinger, S., and A. O. Tucker. 2016. Culinary herbs. Timber Press, Portland, OR.
  • Janick, J., and A. O. Tucker, eds. 2018. Unraveling the Voynich Codex: A 16th century Mexican manuscript. Springer Nature Switzerland, Cham, Switzerland.

MUSEUM EXHIBITION BOOKLET

  • Tucker, A. O., R., F. C. Naczi, S. E. Yost, A. D. Whanger, and M. Whanger. 2004. The botany of the Shroud of Turin: A floral crime scene investigation. Claude E. Phillips Herbarium, Delaware State University, Dover, DE. 53 pp.

PUBLICATIONS, BOOK CHAPTERS:

  • Tucker, A. O. 1986. Botanical nomenclature of culinary herbs and potherbs. Pages 33-60 in L. E. Craker and J. E. Simon, eds. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants: Recent advances in botany, horticulture, and pharmacology. Vol. 1. Oryx Press, Phoenix
  • Dill, N. H., A. O. Tucker, N. E. Seyfried, and R. F. C. Naczi. 1987. Atlantic white cedar on the Delmarva Peninsula. Pages  41-55 in A. D. Laderman, ed. Atlantic white cedar wetlands. Westview Press, Denver, Colorado.
  • Tucker, A. O., and B. M. Lawrence. 1987. Botanical nomenclature of commercial sources of essential oils, concretes, and absolutes. Pages 183-240 in L. E. Craker and J. E. Simon, eds. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants: Recent advances in botany, horticulture, and pharmacology. Vol. 2. Oryx Press, Phoenix.
  • Seyfried, N. E., J. L. Outten, A. O. Tucker, and N. H. Dill. 1987. Environmental concern and search strategies for rare plants. Pages 131-140 in V. P. Agarwal and S. V. S. Rana, eds. Science, development and environment. Muzaffarnagar, India.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1988. Nomenclature and chemistry of the Kazanlik damask rose and some potential alternatives from the horticultural trade of North America and Europe. Pages 99-114  in B. M. Lawrence, B. B. Mookherjee, and B. J. Willis, eds. Flavors and Fragrances: A world perspective. Elsevier Sci. Publ., Amsterdam.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1988. A musk rose(s) of the Himalayas. Pages 161-166 in V. P. Agrawal and L. D. Chaturvedi, eds. Threatened habitats. Soc. Biosci., Muzaffarnagar, India.
  • Tucker, A. O., J. A. Duke, and S. Foster. 1989. Botanical nomenclature of medicinal plants. Pages 169-242 in L. E. Craker and J. E. Simon, eds. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants: Recent advances in botany, horticulture, and pharmacology. Vol. 4. Oryx Press, Phoenix.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1993. Shelf life of culinary herbs and spices. pages 469-485 in G. Charalambous, ed. Shelf life studies of foods and beverages. Elsevier, Amsterdam.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1994. Oregano: Botany, chemistry, and cultivation. Pages 439-456 in G. Charalambous, ed. Spices, herbs and edible fungi. Elsevier, Amsterdam.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello, and C. E. Broderick. 1994. Filé and the essential oil of the leaves, twigs, and commercial root teas of Sassafras albidum (Nutt.) Nees (Lauraceae). Pages 595-604 in G. Charalambous, ed. Spices, herbs and edible fungi. Elsevier, Amsterdam.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1994. Mass spectra of some natural and synthetic flavor and fragrance compounds. Pages 605-656 in G. Charalambous, ed. Spices, herbs and edible fungi. Elsevier, Amsterdam.
  • Maciarello, M. J., and A. O. Tucker. 1994. Truffles and truffle volatiles. Pages 729-739 in G. Charalambous, ed. Spices, herbs and edible fungi. Elsevier, Amsterdam.
  • Tucker, A. O., S. G. Kunst, F. Vrugtman, and L. C. Hatch. 1995. Checklists of ornamental cultivars. Pages 89-140 in P. Trehane, ed. International code of nomenclature for cultivated plants - 1995. Quarterjack Publ., Wimborne, United Kingdom.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1998. Some toxic culinary herbs in North America. Pages 401-414 in E. T. Contis, C.-T. Ho, C. J. Mussinan, T. H. Parliment, F. Shahidi, and A. M. Spanier, eds. Food flavors: Formation, analysis and packaging influences. Elsevier, Amsterdam.
  • Lawrence, B. M., and A. O. Tucker. 2002. The genus Thymus as a source of commercial products. Pages 252-262 in E. Stahl-Biskup and F. Sáez, eds. Thyme: The genus Thymus. Taylor & Francis, London.
  • Lawrence, B.., and A. Tucker. 2004. Essential oil production and other commercial uses. Pages 78-86 in T. Upson and S. Andrews, The genus Lavandula. Roy. Bot. Gard., Kew, Richmond.
  • Tucker, A. O., and R. F. C. Naczi. 2007. Mentha: An overview of its classification and relationships. Pages 1-39 in B. M. Lawrence, ed. Mint: The genus Mentha. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2007. Mentha: Economic uses. Pages 519-527 in B. M. Lawrence, ed. Mint: The genus Mentha. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2008. The poet’s marigold, Calendula officinalis. Pages 1-7 in S. Belsinger, ed. Calendula: Herb of the Year 2008. Intern. Herb Assoc., Jacksonville, FL.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2009. Bay laurel, Grecian bay. Pages 1-13 in S. Belsinger, ed. Gay (Laurus nobilis): Herb of the Year 2009. Intern. Herb Assoc., Jacksonville, FL.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2010. Dill. Pages 1-10 in S. Belsinger, Dill (Anethum graveolensL.): Herb of the Year 2010. Intern. Herb Assoc., Jacksonville, FL.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2010. Armoracia rusticana. Pages 19 in S. Belsinger, ed. Horseradish (Armoracia rusticana): Herb of the Year 2011. Intern. Herb Assoc., Jacksonville, FL.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2011. Better living through botanical chemistry. Pages 34-48 in Roses and other herbs around the world, Proceedings of the International Herb Association, July 15-19, 2011.
  • Singh, R. J., A. Lebeda, and A. O. Tucker. 2011. Medicinal plants—nature’s pharmacy. Pages 13-51 in R. J. Singh, ed. Genetic resources, chromosome engineering, and crop improvement. Volume 6. Medicinal plants. CRC Press, New York.
  • Tucker, A. O., and S. Kitto. 2011. Mint. Pages 703-761 in R. J. Singh, ed. Genetic resources, chromosome engineering, and crop improvement. Volume 6. Medicinal plants. CRC Press, New York.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2011. Rosa. Pages 3-20 in S. Belsinger, ed. Rose (Rosa), Herb of the Year 2012™. Intern. Herb Assoc., Jacksonville, FL.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2011. Rosa. Pages 6-27 in D. Boutelier, ed. Roses: 2012 Herb of the Year. Herb Soc. Amer., Kirtland, OH.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2012. Mentha. Pages 840, 842 in B. G. Baldwin, D. H. Goldman, D. J. Keil, R. Patterson, T. J. Rosati, and D. H. Wilken, eds. The Jepson manual: vascular plants of California. Second ed. Univ. Calif. Press, Berkeley.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2012. Origanum. Page 850 in B. G. Baldwin, D. H. Goldman, D. J. Keil, R. Patterson, T. J. Rosati, and D. H. Wilken, eds. The Jepson manual: vascular plants of California. Second ed. Univ. Calif. Press, Berkeley.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2014. Artemisia: A journey from noxious weed to Sauce Béarnaise. Pages 121-149 in K. O’Brian, ed. Artemisia: Herb of the Year™ 2014. Intern. Herb Assoc., Jacksonville, FL.       
  • Tucker, A. O. 2015. A savory family. Pages 1-14 in K. O’Brien, ed. Savory: Herb of the Year™ 2015. Intern. Herb Assoc., Jacksonville, FL.
  • Tucker, A. O., and S. Belsinger. 2016. Holy mole! Pages 69-82 in K. O’Brien, ed. Capsicum: Herb of the YearTM 2016. International Herb Association, Jacksonville, FL.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2016. A chile by any other name would taste as hot? Pages 131-170 in K. O’Brien, ed. Capsicum: Herb of the YearTM 2016. International Herb Association, Jacksonville, FL.
  • Tucker, A. O., and T. DeBaggio. 2017. Cilantro around the world. Pages 3-11 in G. Coleman, ed. Cilantro and coriander: Herb of the YearTM 2017. International Herb Association, Jacksonville, FL.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2018. Cultivation, cultivars, and chemistry of hops. Pages 9-19 in G. Coleman, ed. Hops: Herb of the YearTM 2018. Brewing and beyond. International Herb Association, Jacksonville, FL.

PUBLICATIONS, REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES:

  • Tucker, A. O., and D. E. Fairbrothers. 1970. Extraction of leaf proteins of Mentha (Labiatae) for disc-electrophoresis. Phytochemistry 9:139-1403.
  • Tucker, A. O., and D. E. Fairbrothers. 1972. Mentha  x gentilis L. ‘Variegata’: Nomenclature and viral origin. Taxon 21:209-210, 733.
  • Tucker, A. O., and S. S. Tucker. 1974. Identification of the “air fern” sold in the United States. Baileya 19:114-115.
  • Tucker, A. O., R. M. Harley, and D. E. Fairbrothers. 1980. The Linnaean types of Mentha  (Lamiaceae). Taxon 29:233-255.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and J. T. Howell. 1980. Botanical aspects of commercial sage. Econ. Bot. 34:16-19.
  • Tucker, A. O., and D. E. Fairbrothers. 1981. A euploid series in an F1 interspecific hybrid progeny of Mentha (Lamiaceae). Bull. Torrrey Bot. Club 108:51-53.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1981. The correct name of lavandin and its cultivars. Baileya 21:131-133.
  • Tucker, A. O., N. H. Dill, T. D. Pizzolato, and R. D. Kral. 1983. Nomenclature, distribution, chromosome numbers, and fruit morphology of Oxypolis canbyi and O. filiformis  (Apiaceae). Syst. Bot. 8:299-304.
  • Dill, N. H., and A. O. Tucker. 1983. The Claude E. Phillips Herbarium at Delaware State College. Delaware State Col. Faculty J. 10:14-19.
  • Dill, N. H., and A. O. Tucker. 1983. Method to remove soot from herbarium specimens. Taxon 32:708.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and J. T. Howell. 1984. A preliminary analysis of some lavender and lavandin cultivars. Perfumer & Flavorist 9(4):49-52.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and J. T. Howell. 1984. The effect of sand topdressing and fertilizer on inflorescence and essential oil yield in ‘Dutch’ lavandin. HortScience 19:526-527.
  • Tucker, A. O., and T. DeBaggio. 1984. ‘Irene Doyle’ lavender. HortScience 19:595.
  • Tucker, A. O., and K. J. W. Hensen. 1985. The cultivars and lavender and lavandin. Baileya 22:168-177.
  • Naczi, R. F. C., R. J. Driskill, E. L. Pennell, N. E. Seyfried, A. O. Tucker, and N. H. Dill. 1986. New records of some rare Delmarva sedges. Bartonia 52:49-57.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1986. Frankincense and myrrh. Econ. Bot. 40:425-433.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1987. The essential oils of some rosemary cultivars. Flavour & Fragrance J. 1:137-142.
  • Tucker, A. O., and S. S. Tucker. 1988. Catnip and the catnip response. Econ. Bot. 42:214-231.
  • Kuebel, K. R., and A. O. Tucker. 1988. Vietnamese culinary herbs in the United States. Econ. Bot. 42:413-419.
  • Carulli, J. P., A. O. Tucker, and N. H. Dill. 1988. Aeschynomene rudis Benth. (Fabaceae) in the United States. Bartonia 54:18-20.
  • Tucker, A. O., and E. D. Rollins. 1989. The species, hybrids, and cultivars of Origanum  (Lamiaceae) cultivated in the United States. Baileya 23:14-27.
  • Tucker, A. O., and R. Darke. 1989. Identification of the Perovskia sp. (Lamiaceae) cultivated in North America. Baileya 23:54.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. E. Poston, and H. H. Iltis. 1989. History of the LCU Herbarium, 1895-1986. Taxon 38:196-203.
  • Tucker, A. O., and N. H. Dill. 1989. Nomenclature and distribution of Eupatorium x truncatum, with comments on the status of E. resinosum var. kentuckiense (Asteraceae). Castanea 54:43-48.
  • Tucker, A. O., and N. H. Dill. 1989. Rafinesque’s Florula Delawarica. Bartonia 55:4-14.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1990. Essential oils of cultivars of Dalmatian sage (Salvia officinalis L.). J. Essential Oil Res. 2:139-144.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1990. The essential oil of Trichostema dichotomum L. J. Essential Oil Res. 2:149-150.
  • Tucker, A. O., and D. E. Fairbrothers. 1990. The origin of Mentha  x gracilis (Lamiaceae). I. Chromosome numbers, fertility and three morphological characters. Econ Bot. 44:183-213.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1991. The essential oil of Calamintha arkansana (Nutt.) Shinners. J. Essential Oil Res. 3:125-126.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and S. S. Tucker. 1991. A survey of color charts for biological descriptions. Taxon 40:201-214.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and L. R. Landrum.1991. Volatile leaf oils of Caribbean Myrtaceae. II. Pimenta dioica (L.) Merr. of Jamaica. J. Essential Oil Res. 3:195-196.
  • Tucker, A. O., H. Hendriks, R. Bos, and D. E. Fairbrothers. 1991. The origin of Mentha  x gracilis (Lamiaceae). II. Essential oils. Econ. Bot. 45:200-215.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, R. P. Adams, L. R. Landrum, and T. A. Zanoni. 1991. Volatile leaf oils of Caribbean Myrtaceae. I. Three varieties of Pimenta racemosa (Miller) J. Moore of the Dominican Republic and the commercial bay oil. J. Essential Oil Res. 3:323-329.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, R. P. Adams, L. R. Landrum, and T. A. Zanoni. 1991. Volatile leaf oils of Caribbean Myrtaceae. III. Pimenta haitiensis (Urban) Landrum of the Dominican Republic. J. Essential Oil Res. 3:471-473.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and L. R. Landrum. 1992. Volatile leaf oils of Caribbean Myrtaceae. IV. Pimenta jamaicensis (Britton & Harris) Proctor of Jamaica. J. Essential Oil Res. 4:93-94.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and L. R. Landrum. 1992. Volatile leaf oils of Caribbean Myrtaceae. V. Pimenta obscura Proctor of Jamaica. J. Essential Oil Res. 4:195-196.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and M. Hill. 1992. Litsea glaucescens Humb., Bonpl. & Kunth var. glaucescens (Lauraceae): A Mexican bay. Econ. Bot. 46:21-24.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and D. McCrory. 1992. The essential oil of Micromeria brownei (Swartz) Benth. var. pilosiuscula Gray. J. Essential Oil Res. 4:301-302.
  • Tucker, A. O.,M. J. Maciarello, and L. R. Landrum. 1992. Volatile leaf oils of Caribbean Myrtaceae. VI. Myrcianthes fragrans (Sw.) McVaugh of Jamaica. J. Essential Oil Res. 4:313-314.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1992. The essential oil of Origanum laevigatum Boiss. (Labiatae). J. Essential Oil Res. 4:419-420.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and G. Sturtz. 1993. The essential oils of Artemisia ‘Powis Castle’ and its putative parents, A. absinthium and A. arborescens. J. Essential Oil Res. 5:239-242.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and L. Landrum. 1993. Volatile leaf oils of American Myrtaceae. I. Blepharocalyx cruckshanksii (Hook. & Arn.) Niedenzu of Chile and B. salicifolius (Humb., Bonpl. & Kunth) Berg of Argentina. J. Essential Oil Res. 5:333-335.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, S. Angell, J. R. Espaillat, and E. C. French. 1993. The essential oil of Lavandula x hybrida Balb. ex Ging., a distinct hybrid from L. x heterophylla Poir. (Labiatae). J. Essential Oil Res. 5:443-445.
  • Tucker, A. O., and N. H. Dill. 1993. The collections of Albert Commons on Delmarva, 1861-1901, with attention to August 4-5 1874 and September 9-10, 1875. Bartonia 57(Suppl.):9-15.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and L. Landrum. 1993. Volatile leaf oils of American Myrtaceae. II. Calycolpus warszewiczianus Berg of Costa Rica. J. Essential Oil Res. 5:561-562.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, J. R. Espaillat, and E. C. French. 1993. The essential oil of Lippia micromera Schauer in DC. (Verbenaceae). J. Essential Oil Res. 5:683-685.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1994. The essential oil of Salvia dorisiana Standley. J. Essential Oil Res. 6:79-80.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1994. Essential oil of English ivy, Hedera helix L. ‘Hibernica’. J. Essential Oil Res. 6:187-188.
  • Alkire, B. H., A. O. Tucker, and M. J. Maciarello. 1994. Tipo, Minthostachys mollis (Lamiaceae): An Ecuadorian mint. Econ. Bot. 48:60-64.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, P. W. Burbage, and G. Sturtz. 1994. Spicebush [Lindera benzoin (L.) Blume var. benzoin, Lauraceae]: A tea, spice, and medicine. Econ. Bot. 48:333-336.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and B. B. Clebsch. 1995. Volatile leaf oils of cultivars of Salvia clevelandii (Gray) Greene x S. leucophylla Greene. J. Essential Oil Res. 7:101-104.
  • Tucker, A. O., S. G. Kunst, F. Vrugtman, and L. C. Hatch. 1995. A sourcebook of cultivar names. Arnoldia 54(4):1-64.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and L. R. Landrum. 1995. Volatile leaf oils of American Myrtaceae. III. Psidium cattleianum Sabine, P. friedrichsthalianum (Berg) Niedenzu, P. guajava L., P. guineense Sw., and P. sartorianum (Berg) Niedenzu. J. Essential Oil Res. 7:187-190.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1995. Two commercial oils of Ravensara from Madagascar: R. anisata Danguy and R. aromatica Sonn. (Lauraceae). J. Essential Oil Res. 7:327-329.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1995. Volatile oil of Elsholtzia stauntonii Benth. J. Essential Oil Res. 7:653-655.
  • Matsuda, B. M., G. A. Surgeoner, J. D. Heal, A. O. Tucker, and M. J. Maciarello. 1996. Essential oil analysis and field evaluation of the citrosa plant “Pelargonium citrosum” as a repellent against populations of Aedes mosquitoes. J. Amer. Mosquito Control Assoc. 12:69-74.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1996. Volatile leaf oil of Tagetes lemmonii Gray. J. Essential Oil Res. 8:417-418.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello.  1996. Volatile leaf oil of Plecostachys serpyllifolia (Berg.) Hilliard & Burtt. J. Essential Oil Res. 8:557-558.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and B. B. Clebsch. 1996. Volatile leaf oil of Salvia clevelandii (Gray) Greene ‘Winifred Gilman’. J. Essential Oil Res. 8:669-670.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, B. E. Wofford, and W. M. Dennis. 1997. Volatile leaf oils of Persea borbonia (L.)Spreng., P. humilis Nash, and P. palustris (Raf.) Sarg. (Lauraceae) of North America. J. Essential Oil Res. 9:209-211.
  • Tucker, A. O., and F. Vrugtman. 1997. Appendix XI - Checklists of ornamental cultivars. Additions and corrections. Hortax News 1(3):17-22.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, D. J. Charles, and J. E. Simon. 1997. Volatile leaf oil of the curry plant [Helichrysum italicum (Roth) G. Don subsp. italicum] and dwarf curry plant [subsp. microphyllum (Willd.) Nyman] in the North American herb trade. J. Essential Oil Res. 9:583-585.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1999. Volatile oil of the “licorice verbena” [Lippia alba (Mill.) N. E. Brown ex Britton and P. Wils. var. carterae Moldenke] from the North American herb trade. J. Essential Oil Res. 11:314-316.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and K. Clancy. 1999. Sweet goldenrod (Solidago odora, Asteraceae): A medicine, tea, and state herb. Econ. Bot. 53:281-284.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1999. Volatile oils of Illicium floridanum and I. parviflorum (Illiciaceae) of the southeastern United States and their potential for economic utilization. Econ. Bot. 53:435-438.
  • Tucker, A. O., and K. J. W. Hensen. 1999. The cultivars of lavender and lavandin [Labiatae]. Herbarist 65:36-43.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and J. J. Karchesy. 2000. Commercial “rose of cedar” oil, the wood oil of Port Orford cedar, Chamaecyparis lawsoniana (A. Murray) Parl. (Cupressaceae). J. Essential Oil Res. 12:24-26.
  • Tucker, A. O., and S. S. Tucker. 2000. An annotated bibliography of the floristic and vegetation publications of the Delmarva Peninsula, 1524-1970. Bartonia 60:81-95.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, L. R. Landrum, and M. L. Kawasaki. 2000. Volatile leaf oil of Calycolpus australis Landrum (Myrtaceae). J. Essential Oil Res. 12:149-150.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and L. M. Libbey. 2000. Essential oil of Satureja viminea L. (Lamiaceae). J. Essential Oil Res. 12:283-284.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and B. H. Alkire. 2001. Essential oil of Aeollanthus suaveolens Mart. ex Spreng. (Lamiaceae). J. Essential Oil Res. 13:198-199.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, A. M. Salywon, and L. R. Landrum. 2001. Volatile leaf oil of Calyptranthes sintenisii Kiarsk. (Myrtaceae) of Puerto Rico. J. Essential Oil Res. 13:427-428.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and L. R. Landrum. 2002. Volatile oil of Myrcianthes coquimbensis (Barnéoud) Landrum et Grifo (Myrtaceae) of Chile. J. Essential Oil Res. 14:40-41.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, M. Hendi, and K. A. Wheeler. 2002. Volatile leaf and  stem oil of commercial Limnophila chinensis (Osb.) Merrill ssp. aromatica (Lam.) Yamazaki (Scrophulariaceae). J. Essential Oil Res. 14:228-229, 15:215.
  • Tucker, A. O., and H. L. Chambers. 2002. Mentha canadensis L. (Lamiaceae): a relict amphidiploid from the Lower Tertiary. Taxon 51:703-718.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and J. Rose. 2003. The composition of a commercial ‘pear essence’ derived from fermentation of ‘Bartlett’ pears. J. Essential Oil Res. 15:161-162.
  • Case, R. J., A. O. Tucker, M. J. Maciarello, and K. A. Wheeler. 2003. Chemistry and ethnobotany of commercial incense copals, copal blanco, copal oro, and copal negro, of North America. Econ. Bot. 57:189-202.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, J. Henrickson, and J. Davis. 2004. The essential oils of Chamaebatiaria millefolium, Chamaebatia australis, and Chamaebatia foliolosa (Rosaceae) and comments of “Chamaebatiaria multiflorum” and “Chamaebatiaria nelleae” as medicinal plants. Econ. Bot. 57:570-575.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and T. A. Zanoni. 2004. Volatile oil of flowering branches of Nashia inaguensis Millsp. (Verbenaceae) of the Bahamas. J. Essential Oil Res. 16:120-121.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2004. Identification of the rose, sage, iris, and lily in the “Blue Bird Fresco” from Knossos, Crete (ca. 1450 B.C.E.). Econ. Bot. 58:733-736.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and L. R. Landrum. 2005. The essential oil of desert-lavender, Hyptis emoryi Torrey (Lamiaceae), from Arizona. J. Essential Oil Res. 17:223-224.
  • Vining, K. J., Q. Zhang, A. O. Tucker, C. Smith, and T. M. Davis. 2005. Mentha longifolia (L.) L.: A model species for mint genetic research. HortScience 40:1225-1229.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and L. R. Landrum. 2005. The essential oil of Mojave Desert rue, Thamnosma montana Torr. et Frém. (Rutaceae ) from Arizona. J. Essential Oil Res. 17:366-367.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and C. T. Bryson. 2006. The essential oil of Kyllinga odorata Vahl (Cyperaceae) from Mississippi. J. Essential Oil Res. 18:381-382.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, A. Salywon, and L. R. Landrum. 2007. The essential oil of Mosiera ehrenbergii (O. Berg) Landrum (Myrtaceae) originally from Mexico and M. longipes (O. Berg) Small from Florida. J. Essential Oil Res. 19:1-2.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, R. Brown, and M. Griffeth. 2008. A commercial essential oil of mandravasarotra (Cinnamosma fragrans Baill., Canellaceae) from Madagascar. J. Essential Oil Res. 20:259-260.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, R. C. Brown, L. R. Landrum, and D. Lafferty. 2009. Essential oils from the oleo-gum resins of elephant tree or torote (Bursera microphylla A. Gray, Burseraceae) from Arizona. J. Essential Oil Res. 21:57-58.
  • Tucker, A. O., S. K. Jacobsen, M. J. Maciarello, and L. R. Landrum. 2011. Essential oils from the leaves of Eugenia pitanga (O. Berg) Kiaersk. (Myrtaceae) of Paraguay cultivated in Arizona. J. Essential Oil Res. 23:43-45.
  • Eisenman, S. W., A. O. Tucker, and L. Struwe. 2012. Voucher specimens are essential for documenting source material used in medicinal plant investigations. J. Med. Active Pl. 1:30-43.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2012. Genetics and breeding of the genus Mentha: a model for other polyploid species with secondary constituents. J. Med. Active Pl. 1:19-29.
  • Tucker, A. O., and R. H. Talbert. 2013. A preliminary analysis of the botany, zoology, and mineralogy of the Voynich Manuscript. HerbalGram 100:70-85.
  • Tucker, A. O., and J. Janick. 2016. Identification of phytomorphs in the Voynich Codex. Hort. Rev. 44:1-64.
  • Tucker, A. O., and J. Janick. 2017. Identification of plants in the 1584 murals of the Casa del Deán, Puebla, Mexico. Notulae Botanicae Horti Agrobotanici Cluj-Napoca 45(1):1-8.
  • Janick, J., and A. O. Tucker. 2017. Were Juan Gerson the illustrator and Gaspar de Torres the author of the Voynich Codex? Notulae Botanicae Horti Agrobotanici Cluj-Napoca 45(2):343-352.

PUBLICATIONS, PROCEEDINGS:

  • Tucker, A. O., and N. H. Dill. 1982. Phytogeographical affinities of New Jersey and the Del-Mar-Va Peninsula and the preservation of habitats of endemic, rare, and/or endangered plants. Third symposium on endangered and threatened plants and animals of New Jersey, Stockton State College, Pomona, NJ, February 28-March 1, 1981.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1987.  Plant identification. Pages 126-172 in  J. E. Simon and L. Grant, eds. Proceedings of the First National Herb Growing and Marketing Conference, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, Indiana, July 19-22, 1986. Dept. Hort., Purdue Univ.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1988. Trends in the U.S. importation of spices. Pages 6-11 in J. E. Simon and L. Grant, eds. Proceedings of the Second National Herb Growing and Marketing Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, July 19-22, 1987. Dept. Hort., Purdue Univ.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1988. Perfume workshop. Page 242 in J. E. Simon and L. Grant, eds. Proceedings of the Second National Herb Growing and Marketing Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, July 19-22, 1987. Dept. Hort., Purdue Univ.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1988. Perfume workshop. Page 47-1 in A. K. Kestner and M. Buehrle, eds. Proceedings of HERBS 88, June 19-22, 1988, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Intern. Herb Growers & Marketers Assoc., Silver Springs, Pennsylvania.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1989. Drying herbs with a low capital investment: Two prototypes. Pages 95-102 in J. E. Simon and L. Grant, eds. Proceedings of the Third National Herb Growing and Marketing Conference, Louisville, Kentucky, July 17-20, 1988. Dept. Hort., Purdue Univ.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1990. The oregano mystery: A guide to the oreganos. Pages 8-9 in J. E. Simon, A. Kestner, and M. R. Buehrle, eds. Proceedings of Herbs ‘90. International Herb Growers & Marketers Assoc., Silver Springs, PA.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1990. Control of sudden dieback in herbs. Pages 43-47 in  J. E. Simon, A. Kestner, and M. R. Buehrle, eds. Proceedings of Herbs ‘90. International Herb Growers & Marketers Assoc., Silver Springs, PA.
  • Tucker, A. O., and J. E. Simon. 1990. Techniques to distill essential oils: An overview and demonstration. Pages 209-211 in J. E. Simon, A. Kestner, and M. R. Buehrle, eds. Proceedings of Herbs ‘90. International Herb Growers & Marketers Assoc., Silver Springs, PA.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1990. Perfume blending. Pages 220-221 in J. E. Simon, A. Kestner, and M. R. Buehrle, eds. Proceedings of Herbs ‘90. International Herb Growers & Marketers Assoc., Silver Springs, PA.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1991. So many mints, so little thyme.  Pages 52-53 in J. E. Simon and A. Kestner, eds. Proceedings of Herbs ‘91. International Herb Growers and Marketers Association, Mundelein, IL.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1991. In search of antique plants.  Pages 43-47 in J. E. Simon and A. Kestner, eds. Proceedings of Herbs ‘91. International Herb Growers and Marketers Association, Mundelein, IL.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1993. Is this plant a hoax? Pages 177-183 in A. Kestner and J. E. Simon, eds. Proceedings of Herbs ‘93. International Herb Growers and Marketers Association, Mundelein, Illinois.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. L. Moor. 1994. Videos for potential profit: The ins and outs. Pages 154-155 in A. Kestner, J. E. Simon, and A. O. Tucker, eds. Proceedings of Herbs ‘94. International Herb Growers and Marketers Association, Mundelein, Illinois.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1995. Toxic culinary herbs at your own risk: Sassafras, hoja santa/acuyo, California bay, perilla/shiso, pink/red peppercorns & epazote/wormseed. Pages 66-71 in A. Kestner and A. Tucker, eds. Proceedings of Herbs ‘95. International Herb Association, Mundelein, Illinois.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1996. Books for Christmas celebrations: A bibliography. Pages 111-114 in A. Kestner, A. Tucker, and T. Mieseler, eds. Proceedings of Herbs ‘96. International Herb Association, Mundelein, Illinois.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1997. The genus Mentha and the origin of mint hybrids. Pages 131-132 in Proceedings of Herbs ‘97. International Herb Association, Mundelein, Illinois.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2007. Thinking outside the box with herbs. Pages 24-31 in Proceedings of Herbs ’07, International Herb Association, New Glarus, Wisconsin.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2007. The poet’s marigold, Calendula officinalis. Pages 53-57 in Proceedings of Herbs ’07, International Herb Association, New Glarus, Wisconsin.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2008. Bay laurel. Pages 15-19 in Proceedings of Herbs ’08, International Herb Association, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2009. Transgressive segregation and cytomixis: Important genetic and cytological phenomena in the phenotypic expression of essential oil constituents and patterns in Mentha (mint). HortScience 44:550.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2009. Dilly of an umbel.  Pages 24-32 in Proceedings of Herbs ’09, International Herb Association, Huntsville, Alabama.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2010. Genetics and biotechnology of the genus Mentha: a model for other polyploidy species with essential oils and other plant constituents? Page 32 in 1st Annual Conference of the American Council for Medicinally Active Plants (ACMAP), July 20-23, 2010, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.
  • Tucker, A. O., and T. De Baggio. 2016. Stinkbugs and buzzard’s breath: Coriander, like it…or not. Pages 40-46 in Proceedings of the Annual Conference Proceedings 2016, Featuring coriander: Seed—leaf—flower. Upcoming herb of the year 2017TM. International Herb Association, Columbia, Maryland.

PUBLICATIONS, NON-REFEREED (POPULAR) ARTICLES:

  • Tucker, A. O. 1974. Botanical aspects of oregano reconsidered. Herbarist 40:11-13.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1979. A garden of feline delights. Herbarist 45:34-42.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1981. Which is the true oregano? Horticulture 59(7):57-59.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1981. The fragrant timepiece: A short history of the floral clock. Garden 5(5):24-27.
  • Dill, N. H., and A. O. Tucker. 1982. Our rare ones. Delaware Conservationist 25(1):22-23.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1982. Curious border plants of yesteryear: Caterpillars, snails, worms, hedgehogs, half-moons, and horseshoes. Herbarist 48:59-66.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1983. Two popular Victorian gardening magazines. Amer. Hort. 62(4):10-14.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1983. Gardening on a mound: Growing Mediterranean plants in the Delaware Valley. Green Scene 11(3):19-21.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1983. The perfumed Victorian. Herbarist 49:28-36.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1984. Happy accidents: Hardy houseplants in the garden. Green Scene 13(1):19-22.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1985. Lavender, spike, and lavandin. Herbarist 51:44-50.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1985. Searching for antique ornamentals: Endangered cultivars that give perpetual comfort and delight. Green Scene 13(5):8-11.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1985. Periodical review. Herb Soc. Amer. News 1985 (Winter):5-6.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1986. Considerata: Novel culinary herbs and potherbs. Herb Soc. Amer. News 1986 (Spring/Summer):5-7.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1986. Theriac and mithradatium: From the third century B.C. to the twentieth century A.D. Herbarist 52:20-23.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1986. Twentieth century fossils underfoot: Create your own stepping-stones. Green Scene 15(2):25-29.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1986. Periodical review: Update. Herb Soc. News 1987 (Winter):5.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1987. Insects in herbs and dried flowers. Herb Soc. News 1987 (Spring/Summer):5.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1987. For fragrance and vigor, try the lavandins. Herb Grower & Marketer 1987 (Spring):2-3.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1987. Ethnic today, trendy tomorrow. Herb Spice & Medicinal Pl. Dig. 5(3):3-4.
  • Tucker, A. O., and S. S. Tucker. 1988. Plants for natural baskets. Green Scene 16(3):28-30.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1988. The strange history of the musk plant. Herbarist 54:60-67.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1989. A summer’s passion: Growing tender passionflowers as annual vines. Fine Gard. 7:41-45.
  • Kunst, S. G., and A. O. Tucker. 1989. “Where have all the flowers gone?” A preliminary list of origination lists for ornamental plants. Assoc. Preservation Technol. Bull. 21(2):43-50.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1990. For fragrance and vigor, try the lavandins. Green Scene 18(4):19-21.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1990. Variegated plants. Hardy Pl. 12(1):2-3.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1990. Antique plants for modern cottage gardens. Pl. & Gard. 46(1):17-19.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1991. Sic transit Rosa: The Perry Hall Garden, Talbot County, MD. Heritage Roses 16(3):7-9.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1991. Native irises. Amer. Iris Soc. Region 3 Ramblings Fall:4.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1991. Authentication of iris cultivars. Roots 4(2):9-10.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1992. Will the real oregano please stand up? Herb Companion 4(3):20-22.
  • Rollins, E., and A. O. Tucker. 1992. The other origanums. Herb Companion 4(3):23-27.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1992. A rose by any other name…. Heritage Roses 16(4):10-12.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1992. Delmarva: A wasteland or unexplored wilderness of horticulture? Magnolia 8(3):4-6.
  • Tucker, A. O., and T. De Baggio. 1992. Cilantro around the world. Herb Companion 4(4):36-41.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1992. The truth about mints. Herb Companion 4(6):51-52.
  • Tucker, A. O., and S. Kunst. 1992. The other iris checklists. Roots 5(2):20-21.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1992. Iris germanica : Alba, Florentina, Albicans? Roots 5(2):22.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1992. Iris plicata or ‘Sweertii’? Roots 5(2):27.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1993. “Direct sticking” of rose cuttings in polystyrene. Heritage Roses 18(4):7-9.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1993. A partial concordance of historic iris colors. Roots 6(2):6.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1993. Searching for Mr. Farr…69 years too late. Roots 6(2):18.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1994. A brief history of heritage rose colors: Magenta. Heritage Roses 19(1):11-12.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1994. What’s that scent? Herb Companion 6(4):49.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1994. The wood sorrel(s) of southern dooryard gardens. Magnolia 10(3):5-8.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1994. Herbs vs. bugs. Herb Companion 6(5):44-47.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1994. A partial concordance of historic iris colors: II. Roots 7(1):20-21.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1994. What is the true Iris pallida Odoratissima? Roots 7(1):30.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1994. Native American herbs of flavor and fragrance. Herbarist 60:57-63.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1994. Ancient memories of perfume. Herb Companion 7(2):53-56.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1994. Enjoying antiquity’s fragrances. Herb Companion 7(2):57.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1995. Distribution of HIPS membership. Roots 8(1):4.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1995. Iris flavescens Delile, not DeCandolle, and origin pre-1612, not 1812. Roots 8(2):13.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1995. The case of the purple rice. Petits Propos Culinaires 49:61.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1995. Historic iris for today’s gardens. Hist. Gard. 4(2):4-5.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1995. Cautious approach to herbs. Greenhouse Grower 13(8):81-82.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1995. The botanical names of the sweet violets. Sweet Times Fall:9-10.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1996. Great taxonomic gaffes. Amer. Hort. 75(3):46-47.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1996. Violets in perfumery. Sweet Times 5(3):4.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1996. Science: empowerment or estrangement? Herbs for Health 1(4):6.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1997. The official goldenrod. Herb Companion 9(3):24-25.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1997. Sweet alternatives. Herbs for Health 2(2):50-54.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1998. Create your own stepping stones. Nature Printing Soc. Newsl. 21(1):8-15.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1998. Mint: Herb of the year. Herb Companion 10(4):43-45.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1998. Growing lavender. Herbarist 64:29-30.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1998. The therapy of aroma. Herbs for Health 3(6):46-50.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1998. Reprints of three anonymous 18th-century gardening books attributed to Sir John Hill (1714-1775). Magnolia 14(3):11-12.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1999. Oregano. Herbs for Health 4(1):20, 22.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1999. Mummies on crack: What really grew in those ancient Egyptian herb gardens? Herb Soc. Amer. Newsl. 4(2):1, 12.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1999. Herbal remedies for warts. Herbs for Health 4(2):51-53.
  • Putievsky, E., and A. O. Tucker. 1999. It can take the heat. Herb Companion 12(1):30-31.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2000. The botanical names of the sweet violets. Violet Gaz. 1(2):2.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2001. Are the putative phylogenies of Rosa proposed by C. C. Hurst really a house of cards? Heritage Roses 26:9-11.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2001. The science of gardening: The flavors of herbs. Kitchen Gard. 31:40, 42.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2001. Standards for lavender, lavandin and spike: commercial oils and cultivars. Lavender Bag 15:11-14.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2001. Understanding poisonous plant compounds. Fine Gard. 81:80, 82.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2001. Is this plant a hoax? Herbarist 67:51-55.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2003. Our old so-called “Butter and Eggs” daffodil is likely ‘Derwydd’ not ‘Van Sion.’ Magnolia 18(2):10-12.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2003. When good herbs go bad. Herb Soc. Amer. Newsl. 7(2):1, 5.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2003. Standards for lavender, lavandin, and spike: Commercial oils and cultivars. Lavender Bull. 5(2):19, 22-23.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2003. It smells like basil. IHANews 2003:2-3.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2003. The introduction of princess tree into North America. Magnolia 18(3):11.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2003. The introduction of princess tree, Paulownia tomentosa (Thunb.) Steud., into North America. Chinquapin 11:20.
  • Abbott, A. H., R. Talbert, A. O. Tucker, and M. Hill. 2003. Romancing the plants. Herbarist 69:62-66.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2004. Botanical collectors of Delmarva: Albert Commons. Turk’s Cap 6(4):3,6.
  • Tucker, A. O., and S. Belsinger. 2004. Bitters: Beverages with moxie. Herbs Health 9(1):42-45.
  • Naczi, R. F. C., and A. O. Tucker. 2004. Claude E. Phillips Herbarium works with Herb Society of America to verify its plant collections. HerbalGram 64:17, 72.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2004. The English herbals: From the 10th to the 17th century. Herbarist 70:36-42.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2005. Some of the best plants for homemade potpourri. Lavender Australia 7(2):10-12.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2005. Identification of potpourri ingredients in the U.S. market. Herb Soc. Amer. Newsl. 9(2):4.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2005. Identification of potpourri ingredients on the U.S. market. DHGMA Newsl. 28:3.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2005. What is the scientific name of the rose geranium? Herbarist 71:11-12.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2005. When good herbs go bad. Herbarist 71:53-56.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2005. The myth of the Colonial herb garden. Magnolia 20(2):14-19.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2005. The herbs on the Shroud of Turin. Lavender Australia 7(4):20-21.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2005. Surprises in your “rotten pot.” Rose Lett. 30(4):13-14.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2006. The essential oil chemistry of scented geraniums, Pages 55-59 in C. E. Voigt, ed. Herb of the Year 2006: Scented geraniums. Intern. Herb Assoc., Jacksonville, FL.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2006. Scented-leaf geranium recipes. Pages 35-41 in C. E. Voigt, ed. Herb of the Year 2006: Scented geraniums. Intern. Herb Assoc., Jacksonville, FL.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2007. The Case of the poison pesto. Delaware State News July 1, 2007:13.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2007. The Case of the poison pesto. DHGMA Newsl. Summer 2007:2.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2007. The Case of the poison pesto. IHA News Summer 2007:7.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2007. Why the ‘Lotus’ in Lotus Street? Delaware State News August 19, 2007:20.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2007. Passionflowers tell tales in summer. Delaware State News September 23, 2007:12.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2007. State herb nothing to sneeze at. Delaware State News October 28, 2007:20.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2007. From whence the words “Lavandula” and “lavender?” Lavender Australia 9(Spring):10-11.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2007. Garden plants lurk with hidden dangers. Delaware State News December 16, 2007:32.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2007. Mexican herb fiesta! Herbarist 73:52-56.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2008. Garden thug killed mother. Delaware State News January 6, 2008:22.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2008. Dressing can spice up greens. Delaware State News February 10, 2008:16.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2008. Beware the people-eating plants? Delaware State News March 2, 2008:17.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2008. Flowers speak many languages. Delaware State News April 20, 2008:21.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2008. The language of flowers. IHA News Spring 2008: 7-8.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2008. Home’s garden yields mosquito repellents. Delaware State News May 4, 2008:21.​​​​​​​
  • Belsinger, S., and A. O. Tucker. 2008. Redolent with chiles, chocolate, garlic and herbs, these sumptuous sauces have you shouting olé. Herb Companion 20(4):42-47.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2008. Smell of grass must mean summer. Delaware State News May 26, 2008:17.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2008. Area’s state flowers varied. Delaware State News June 22, 2008:18.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2008. Lavender, spike and lavandin. Herbarist 74:40-43.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2008. Native American herbs of flavor & fragrance. Herbarist 74:99-103.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2008. Area’s state trees have a rich history. Delaware State News July 20, 2008:9.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2008. The variability of the odours of lavender, spike, lavandin, and the chief constituents of their essential oils. Lavender Australia 10(2):14-16.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2008. Collection details botanical education of women. Delaware State News August 17, 2008:36.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2008. Of skunks, heat and crickets. Delaware State News September 28, 2008:36.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2008. Hmmm…the smell of grass. Herb Soc. Amer. Newsl. 12(3):1, 4.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2008. What’s cooking. Lavender Australia 10(3):7.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2008. Religious gardens come in many, varied forms. Delaware State News November 2, 2008:48.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2008. Politics and gardening really do mix. Delaware State News November 23, 2008:24.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2009. Winter gardens a family tradition. Delaware State News January 18, 2009:23.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2009. Bamboozles found in garden. Delaware State News February 15, 2009:23.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2009. New climate produces new American front yard. Delaware State News March 18:10.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2009. Bamboozles in the garden. IHA News Spring 2009: 10, 22.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2009. Planting crops by the moon can go in phases. Delaware State News April 26:31.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2009. Can plants really predict the weather? Delaware State News May 25:26.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 2009. Control of sudden dieback in herbs. Lavender Australia 11(1):26-276.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2009. Planting by the moon. IHA News Summer 2009:1, 17.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2009. Help!  My pet cat is becoming a nip head. Delaware State News July 5:28.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2009. In forensic botany, plants can help solve crimes. Delaware State News August 16:27.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2009. Beyond mums and asters for the fall season. Delaware State News September 27:37.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2009. Help! My cat is a nip-head. IHA News Fall 2009:9.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2009. Try some turnip lanterns for Halloween this year. Delaware State News October 25:35-36.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2009. Herbs of African-American syncretic religions. Herbarist 75:31-35.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2009. Harmony, clashes, and fashion in the garden. Lavender Australia 11(3):10
  • Tucker, A., O. 2009. Kissing under mistletoe dates back centuries. Delaware State News December 6:36-37.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2010. Garden tips, or how I spent my summer. Lavender Australia 11(4):12.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2010. Unusual fruits, vegetables and herbs ripe for discovery. Delaware State News January 31:41.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2010. Potting salad greens pays off in summer fare. Delaware State News March 14:37, 39.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2010. Plant zoo helps children appreciate gardening. Delaware State News May 16:50.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2010. Hmm, the smell of grass, it must be summer. IHA News Spring 2010:6.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2010. Green roses important to legend of railroad. Delaware State News June 27:40.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2010. A visit to the garden of ‘A Man Named Pearl.’ Delaware State News September 19:40.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2010. Heritage rose district, the green rose, and the Underground Railroad. IHA News Fall 2010:12.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2010. Incredible moving plants delight and amaze. Delaware State News October 31:52.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2010. Does absinthe make the heart grow fonder? Delaware State News December 5:51.
  • Tucker, A. O., and R. H. Talbert 2011. Herbal research: How to find out as much as you can about your favorite herb. IHA News Winter 2011:1, 10-11.
  • Lender, R., and A. O. Tucker. 2011. Potatoes have a rich history and importance. Delaware State News January 30:35.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2011. Potentially poisonous foods and plants for pets. Delaware State News February 27:31.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2011. Blue bottle trees in garden date back centuries. Delaware State News May 15:39.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2011. Manure tea, just like grandpop used to make. Delaware State News June 19:42, 44.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2011. Some of the best plants for homemade potpourri. The Illi-ana 46(1):22-23. available as pdf file at: < http://www.ars.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Arthur-Tucker-Best-Plants-….
  • Tucker, A. O., and S. Jacobsen. 2011. Exploring the magical plants of Harry Potter. Delaware State News October 16:35, 37.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2011. Manure tea, just like grandpop used to make. IHA News Fall 2011:9-10.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2011. Edible plants of the American Thanksgiving. Delaware State News November 20:35, 37.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2011. The bountiful candies and cookies of the holidays. Delaware State News December 18:37, 40.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2012. Why love and flowers on Valentine’s Day? Delaware State News January 22:35.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2012. Lucky or not, shamrocks have a storied history. Delaware State News February 19:36.
  • Tucker, A. O., and S. Jacobsen. 2012. The magical plants of Harry Potter. IHA News Winter 2012:1, 13.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2012. Poison hidden on the grocery store shelves. Delaware State News April 8:32, 34.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2012. It’s a lichen! No, it’s a moss!  It’s a super-cyanobacterium! Delaware State News, May 6, 2012:35-36.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2012. Scented-leaf geraniums. Lavender Australia 14(1):10-13.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2012. Poison hidden on the grocery shelf. IHA News Spring 2012:6-7.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2015. Sources of data for botanical classification and identification. Herbalgram 105:56-58.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2016. All about aromatherapy. Mother Earth Living 4(2):26-29.

PUBLICATIONS, PAMPHLETS:

  • Dill, N. H., A. O. Tucker, N. E. Seyfried, and M. E. Lynn. 1982. Conservation of rare plants in Delaware. Publ. No. 4, Claude E. Phillips Herbarium, Delaware State University, Dover. 8 pp.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1987. Culture of culinary herbs in Delaware. Dept. of Agric. & Nat. Resources, Delaware State University, Dover. 8 pp.

PUBLICATIONS: WEB DOCUMENTS

BOOK REVIEWS:

  • Tucker, A. O. 1970. Plant propagation; principles and practices. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 97:75.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1981. Checklist of United States trees (native and naturalized). Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 108:279.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1981. The complete trees of North America. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 108:384.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1989. Antique flowers__A guide to using old-fashioned species in contemporary gardens. Assoc. Preservation Technol. Bull. 21(2):77.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1991. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants: Recent advances in botany, horticulture, and pharmacology, vol. 3. HortScience 26:84.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1991. Redouté redux! Heritage Roses 16(1):9.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1994. Scents appeal: The silent persuasion of aromatic encounters. Herb Companion 6(3):70.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1994. Life processes of plants. Amer. Hort. 73(4):41.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1994. Biosystematic monograph of the genus Cucumis (Cucurbitaceae). J. Essential Oil Res. 6:331.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1996. Medicinal resources of the tropical forest: Biodiversity and its importance to human health. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 123:253-254.
  • Tucker, A.O. 1997. Passion flowers. Amer. Gard. 76(3):52-53.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2000. Flora of the Shroud of Turin. Herb Soc. Amer. Newsl. 4(6):12.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2001. The rose’s kiss. Brittonia 53:156.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2001. Medicinal and Aromatic Plants-Industrial Profiles, vol. 8: Saffron, Crocus sativus L. J. Nat. Prod. 64:1256.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2001. Medicinal and Aromatic Plants-Industrial Profiles, vol. 10: Basil, the Genus  Ocimum. J. Nat. Prod. 64:1256.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2003. Begoniaceae, Edition 2. Part I: Annotated species list. Part II: Illustrated Key. Abridgement and Supplement. Brittonia 55:81.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2004. Medicinal Plants of the World: An Illustrated Scientific Guide to Important Medicinal Plants and Their Uses. Brittonia 56:381.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2004. Geranium and pelargonium: the genera Geranium and Pelargonium. J. Essential Oil Res. 16:160.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2004. Geranium and pelargonium: the genera Geranium and Pelargonium. Perfumer Flavorist 29(4):13-14.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2004. The story of America’s favorite flavor. Washington Times December 12:B8, B7.
  • Tucker, A. O. 2014. Botany in a day (APG): The patterns method of plant identification. Herbalgram 103:69.

ABSTRACTS:

  • Tucker, A. O., and D. E. Fairbrothers. 1974. Evaluation of the Mentha  x gentilis  L. hybrid complex utilizing morphology, monoterpenes, and chromosome numbers. Amer. J. Bot. 61(5, Suppl.):51.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and J. T. Howell. 1980. An evaluation of selected culinary herbs and essential oil plants as high income per acre cash crops for limited resource farmers. Page 37 in Program & Abstracts, Association of Research Directors, Third Biennial Research symposium, November 12-15, 1980, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1982. The origin of Mentha canadensis  L. (Lamiaceae). Amer. J. Bot. Misc. Publ. 162:110.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1982. A chemical characterization of cultivated clones of tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus  L.). Amer. J. Bot. Misc. Publ. 162:110.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and J. T. Howell. 1982. A chemical and agricultural characterization of cultivated clones of tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus L.). Page 28 in Program & Abstracts, Association of Research Directors, Fourth Biennial Research symposium, October 27-30, 1982, Orlando, Florida.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and J. T. Howell. 1984. The effect of sand topdressing and fertilizer on inflorescence and essential oil yield in ‘Dutch’ lavandin. Page 30 in Program & Abstracts, Association of Research Directors, Fifth Biennial Research symposium, October 23-26, Dallas, Texas.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and J. T. Howell. 1984. A chemical and morphological analysis of cultivars of lavender and lavandin. Pages 30-31 in Program & Abstracts, Association of Research Directors, Fifth Biennial Research symposium, October 23-26, Dallas, Texas.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1985. Nomenclature, chemistry, and agronomy of the Kazanlik damask rose and some potential alternates. Page 18 in Program & Abstracts, Association of Research Directors, Sixth Biennial Research symposium, October 20-22, 1985, Atlanta, Georgia.​​​​​​​
  • Seyfried, N. E., J. L. Outten, A. O. Tucker, and N.H. Dill. 1986. Search strategies for rare plants. Abstract No. 78 in Souvenir & abstracts, Seminar on “Science, Development and Environment,” 22-25 February 1986, D.A.V. College, Muzaffarnagar, India.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1986. Oregano and sage. Abstract No. 41 in American Chemical Society, Division of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 191st ACS National Meeting, April 16, 1986, New York.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1987. Nomenclature, chemistry, and agronomic management of the Kazanlik damask rose and some potential alternatives from the horticulture trade of North America and Europe. Page 41 in Program & Abstracts, Association of Research Directors, Seventh Biennial Research symposium, October 4-7, 1987, Washington, DC.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1989. Cultivars of sage and their potential for agronomic utilization. Page 47 in Program & Abstracts, Association of Research Directors, Eighth Biennial Research symposium, October 8-11, 1989, Arlington, Virginia.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and L. R. Landrum. 1992. Volatile leaf oils of American Myrtaceae. I. Blepharocalyx cruckshanksii (Hook. & Arn.) Niedenzu of Chile and B. salicifolius (Humb., Bonpl. & Kunth) Berg of Argentina. Page 1 in XIX Simposium International de Quimica de Productos Naturales. 28-30 de Abril de 1992, Monterrey, N.L. México.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1992. The essential oil of ‘Citrosa.’ Page 59 in Program & Abstracts, Association of Research Directors, Ninth Biennial Research symposium, October 4-7, 1992, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1994. Sassafras, hoja santa/acuyo, epazote and shiso: Herbs of potential danger. Page 80 in Program & Abstracts, Association of Research Directors, Tenth Biennial Research symposium, October 2-5 1994, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 1997.  Some toxic culinary herbs in North America. Abstract No. 43 in Ninth International Flavor Conference, George Charalambous Memorial Symposium, Porto Myrina Palace, Myrina, Limnos, Greece, July 4, 1997.
  • Tucker, A. O. 1997. Mint nomenclature/chemistry: The origin of Mentha canadensis L. Perfumer Flavorist 22(4):7.
  • Tucker, A. O., M. J. Maciarello, and H. L. Chambers. 1997. The hybrid origin of Mentha canadensis (Lamiaceae): Evidence from chromosome numbers, morphology, essential oils and artificial hybrids. Page 79 in Program & Abstracts, Association of Research Directors, Eleventh Biennial Research Symposium, October 1-4, 1997, San Antonio, Texas
  • Tucker, A. O. 1999. History of cultivar preservation, with emphasis on efforts in North America. Page 17 in  XVI International Botanical Congress - Abstracts, Addendum.
  • Tucker, A. O., R. F. C. Naczi, and S. E. Yost.. 2003. Herbaria to serve the public: A new paradigm. Page 115-116 in Program & Abstracts, Association of Research Directors, 13th Biennial Research Symposium, March 29-April 2, 2003, Atlanta, Georgia.​​​​​​​
  • Naczi, R. F. C., and A. O. Tucker. 2006. Native sedges of eastern North America: A promising resource for horticulture. Pages 130-131 in Program & Abstracts, Association of Research Directors, 14th Biennial Research Symposium, April 1-April 4, 2006, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Tucker, A. O., and M. J. Maciarello. 2006. Identification and chemistry of commercial incense copals, copal blanco, copal oro, and copal negro of North America. Page 140 in Program & Abstracts, Association of Research Directors, 14th Biennial Research Symposium, April 1-April 4, 2006, Atlanta, Georgia.​​​​​​​
  • Janick, J., and A. O. Tucker. 2015. The Voynich Manuscript as a Mesoamerican herbal.  August 5, ASHS 2015, New Orleans.

ENCYCLOPEDIA ARTICLES:

  • Tucker, A. O. 1986. Academic American Encyclopedia, Grolier Inc., Danbury, CT. (articles on allspice, anise, basil, bay leaf, bitters, borage, caraway, cardamon, chervil, cinnamon, clove, coriander, costmary, cumin, curry, dill, fennel, fenugreek, five-spice powder, ginger, heath, heather, heliotrope, hellebore, henbane, herbs and spices, hibiscus, hollyhock, honesty, hop tree, horehound, horseradish, horsetail, hyacinth, jasmine, lavender, mace, mint, mustard, oregano, pepper, saffron, salsify, spearmint, tarragon, thyme, vanilla, and woodruff).

PHOTOGRAPHS:

  • Tucker, A. O. 1974. The new Encyclopedia Britannica. Micropaedia. Buffalograss (2:349), goldentop (4:608), and sweet shrub (9:718). Encyclopedia Britannica, Chicago.

BOTANICAL DRAWINGS:

  • Tucker, A. O. 1982. Curious border plants of yesteryear: Caterpillars, snails, worms, hedgehogs, half-moons, and horseshoes. Herbarist 48:59-66.
  • Tucker, A. O., and K. J. W. Hensen. 1985. The cultivars and lavender and lavandin. Baileya 22:168-177.
  • Tucker, A. O., and E. D. Rollins. 1989. The species, hybrids, and cultivars of Origanum  (Lamiaceae) cultivated in the United States. Baileya 23:14-27.​​​​​​​
  • Alkire, B. H., A. O. Tucker, and M. J. Maciarello. 1994. Tipo, Minthostachys mollis (Lamiaceae): An Ecuadorian mint. Econ. Bot. 48:60-64.

POSTERS:

  • “Computer access to locations of rare plants in Delaware,” American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC, January 5, 1982.
  • “Nomenclature and chemistry of the Kazanlik damask rose and some potential alternatives from the horticultural trade of North America and Europe,” Second National Herb Growing and Marketing Conference, Indianapolis, IN, July 19-22, 1987.
  • “Nomenclature and chemistry of the Kazanlik damask rose and some potential alternatives from the horticultural trade of North America and Europe,” Seventh Biennial Research Symposium, Historically Black Land-Grant Colleges and State Universities, Washington, D.C., October 4-7, 1987.
  • “Agricultural drainage and rare vascular plants: Wetland Impacts,” Seventh Biennial Research Symposium, Historically Black Land-Grant Colleges and State Universities, Washington, D.C., October 4-7, 1987.
  • “Irises of Yesteryear,” Diamond State Iris Society, Dover Mall, Dover, DE, May 22, 1988.
  • “Irises of Yesteryear,” Diamond State Iris Society, Dover Mall, Dover, DE, May 28, 1989.
  • “Problems? Ask Dr. Iris,” Diamond State Iris Society, Dover Mall, Dover, DE, May 28, 1989.
  • “Wetland flora associated with agricultural drainage in Amish and non-Amish farmlands,” Eighth Biennial Research Symposium, Historically Black Land-Grant Colleges and State Universities, Arlington, VA, October 8-11, 1989.
  • “Iris of Yesteryear,” Diamond State Iris Society, Dover Mall, Dover, DE, May 20, 1990.
  • “Iris of Yesteryear,” Diamond State Iris Society, Dover Mall, Dover, DE, May 16, 1992.
  • “Where Have All the Wildflowers Gone?” Garden Gate Garden Club, Wilmington, DE, October 25, 1993.
  • “Where Have All the Wildflowers Gone?” Delaware Horticultural Industry Expo, Dover, DE, January 18, 1994.
  • “Meeting the Future Needs of Germplasm for the Commercial Flavor, Fragrance, and Medicinal Plant Industries: Successes with Low Capital Investment,” Association of Research Directors, J. W. Marriott, Washington, DC, April 19-21, 2000.
  • “Teaching Plant Anatomy & Morphology Based Upon Examples from Botanical Forensics and Archaeobotany and the Additional Collections at the Claude E. Phillips Herbarium,” Botanical Society of America, Providence, RI, August 1-4, 2010.
  • “Effect of Month, Medium, and Hormone Treatment on Rooting of Lavandin Cuttings,” Association of Research Directors, Atlanta, GA, April 10-12, 2011.

RADIO BROADCASTS

  • Herbs & Health Show with Logan Chamberlain, Talk America Radio Network, 10:00 p.m. EST, September 14, 1997.
  • Here’s to Your Health with Deborah Ray, 9:00 a.m. April 21, 1999.

Honors & Awards

  • NSF Traineeship 1967-1969
  • Sigma Xi Grant-in-aid and Willowwood Foundation Grant for collection of plants in Europe, Summer 1970
  • Herb Society of America Scholarship 1971-1976
  • Faculty Excellence Award in Research, D.S.U., May 9, 1988
  • Helen DeConway Little Medal of Honor, Herb Society of America, June 29, 1990
  • Landscape Award, Kent County-1990, Delaware Association of Nurserymen, January 23, 1991
  • First Annual Otto Richter Memorial Lecture Award, International Herb Growers & Marketers Association, July 11, 1993
  • R. D. Morrison & F. E. Evans Outstanding Scientist Award, Association of Research Directors, October 4, 1994
  • Distinguished Research Award, NAFEO (National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education),
  • Scientific Award, American Horticultural Society, May 30, 1996
  • Industry Achievement Award, Texas Herb Growers & Marketers Association, September 21, 1996
  • Professional Award, International Herb Association, July 12, 1997
  • Excellence in Research/Creative Activity, Delaware State University, May 14, 1998
  • Nancy Putnam Howard Award for Excellence in Horticulture, Herb Society of America, May 15, 1998
  • International Herb Association 2002 Book Award, July 2001
  • Gertrude B. Foster Award for Excellence in Herbal Literature, The Herb Society of America, June 2004
  • Second Place in Competitive Paper Presentation in Environmental and Natural Resources, Association of Extension Administrators/Association of Research Directors, July 22, New Orleans, LA, June 21, 2005.
  • Delaware Cooperative Extension Certificate of Achievement for Positively Outrageous Service, 2008 Annual Conference, October 7, 2008.
  • Delaware Cooperative Extension Friends of Extension Award, 2016 Annual Conference, October 26, 2016.

Teaching

  • Fall 1969 Principles of Botany: Laboratory-Rutgers-The State University
  • Spring 1970 Taxonomy of Vascular Plants: Laboratory-Rutgers
  • 1971-1972 Biology, Issues, and Man: Laboratory-Rutgers
  • Summer 1972 General Biology: Laboratory and Recitation-Rutgers
  • 1972-1973 General Biology: Co-ordinator for laboratories-Rutgers
  • 1974-1976 Biochemistry: Laboratory-Rutgers Medical School
  • Spring 1976 General Biology, Horticultural Plant Materials, Systematic Botany-Delaware State University
  • Summer 1976 General Biology-D.S.U.
  • Fall 1976 General Horticulture, Plant Physiology, People and the Planet, Applying for Job and Graduate School-D.S.U.
  • Spring 1977 General Biology, People and the Planet, Report and Scientific Writing-D.S.U.
  • Fall 1977 General Horticulture, Applying for Job and Graduate School-D.S.U.
  • Spring 1979 Horticultural Plant Materials, Plant Physiology-D.S.U.
  • Fall 1980 General Biology-D.S.U.
  • Spring 1981 Horticultural Plant Materials, Introduction to Biology-D.S.U.
  • Fall 1981 Plant Physiology-D.S.U.
  • Fall 1982 General Botany-D.S.U.
  • Spring 1983 Horticultural Plant Materials-D.S.U.
  • Fall 1983 Plant Physiology-D.S.U.
  • Fall 1984 General Botany-D.S.U.
  • Spring 1985 Horticultural Plant Materials-D.S.U.
  • Fall 1985 Plant Physiology-D.S.U.
  • Fall 1986 General Botany-D.S.U.
  • Spring 1987 Horticultural Plant Materials-D.S.U.
  • Fall 1987 Population Biology (graduate level)-D.S.U.
  • Fall 1988 Plant Physiology-D.S.U.
  • Spring 1989 Horticultural Plant Materials-D.S.U.
  • Summer 1989 Evolution of Vascular Plants (graduate level)-D.S.U.
  • Fall 1989 Population Biology (graduate level)-D.S.U.
  • Spring 1990 General Horticulture-D.S.U.
  • Fall 1990 Plant Physiology-D.S.U.
  • Spring 1991 Horticultural Plant Materials-D.S.U.
  • Summer 1991 Evolution of Vascular Plants (graduate level)-D.S.U.
  • Fall 1991 General Botany-D.S.U.
  • Fall 1991 Taxonomy of Ornamental Plants (graduate level)-Longwood Gardens
  • Spring 1992 Population Biology (graduate level)-D.S.U.
  • Fall 1992 Using Historic Plant Materials-George Washington University
  • Fall 1993 General Botany-D.S.U.
  • Spring 1994 Population Biology (graduate level)-D.S.U.
  • Spring 1994 Horticultural Plant Materials-D.S.U.
  • Fall 1994 Plant Physiology-D.S.U.
  • Fall 1995 General Botany-D.S.U.
  • Fall 1995 Population Biology (graduate level)-D.S.U.
  • Fall 1996 Horticultural Plant Materials-D.S.U.
  • Fall 1997 General Botany-D.S.U.
  • Fall 1998 Horticultural Plant Materials-D.S.U.
  • Fall 1999 General Botany-D.S.U.
  • Fall 2000 Horticultural Plant materials-D.S.U.
  • Fall 2001 General Botany-D.S.U.
  • Fall 2002 Horticultural Plant Materials-D.S.U.
  • Spring 2003 Evolution of Vascular Plants-D.S.U.
  • Fall 2003 General Botany-D.S.U.
  • Spring 2004 Plant Anatomy & Morphology-D.S.U.
  • Fall, 2004 Horticultural Plant Materials-D.S.U.
  • Spring 2005 Evolution of Vascular Plants-D.S.U.
  • Spring 2006 Plant Anatomy & Morphology-D.S.U.
  • Fall 2007 General Botany-D.S.U.
  • Spring 2008 Plant Anatomy & Morphology-D.S.U.
  • Fall 2010 Horticultural Plant Materials, D.S.U.
  • Spring 2011 Plant Propagation and Greenhouse Management-D.S.U.
  • Fall 2011 General Botany, D.S.U.
  • Spring 2014 Systematic Botany, D.S.U.