GRANTS:

SPONSOR:

Rolling Plains Quail Research Foundation

Research Grant Details

• $200,000 grant to fund research towards a cure of caecal worms

• Operation Idiopathic Decline: Contaminant Analysis in Quail Tissues

• OID Phase II: Helminth Impacts on Northern Bobwhites

• OID Phase III: Treatment of Eyeworms and Cecal Worms in Bobwhites: Clinical and Field Evaluations

• OID Phase IV: Field and Laboratory Studies on Eyeworms (Oxyspirurapetrowi) and their Impacts on the Northern Bobwhite (Colinusvirginianus)

• OID Phase V: Northern Bobwhite Quail Receiving Medicated Feed for Parasite Control

• OID Phase VI: Treatment of Bobwhite Quail (Colinus virginianus) for Parasitic Infection

• OID Phase VII: Anthelmintic Drug Treatment and Field Surveillance for Northern Bobwhite Quail (Colinus virginianus) Infected with Parasites

SPONSOR:

Park Cities Quail

Research Grant Details

• Parasite Control in Wild Northern Bobwhite Quail

• Toxicology Studies with Aflatoxins and Pesticides in Northern Bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) in the Rolling Plains

• Northern Bobwhite Quail Population Assessment when Receiving Treatment for Parasite Control

• Response of the Intermediate Host of the Parasitic Eyeworm (Oxyspirura petrowi) after Bobwhite Quail Receive Medicated Feed Treatment

• Mobile Research Laboratory to Assess Parasitic Infection in Wild Quail in West Texas

SPONSOR:

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

Research Grant Details

Use of Anthelmintic Medication for the Treatment of Parasites That May Impact Northern Bobwhites

SPONSOR:

Department of Defense

Research Grant Details

Countermeasures to Biological and Chemical Threats

SPONSOR:

Sematech

Research Grant Details

Nanomaterial Ecotoxicology

SPONSOR:

BASF

Research Grant Details

Mitigation Strategies in the Rolling Plains Ecoregion of Texas to Enhance Monarch Butterfly Populations

SPONSOR:

 Smith South Plains Automobile Dealership

SPONSOR:

United States Food and Drug Administration

TEXTBOOKS:

KENDALL, R.J., Presley, S.M., Ramkumar, S.S., editors. 2016. New Developments in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures. CRC Press/Taylor and Francis Group. 185pp.

KENDALL, R.J. and P.N. Smith, editors.  2006.  Perchlorate Ecotoxicology. Society of Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry (SETAC) Press, 269 pp.

Solomon, K.R., Giesy, J.P., KENDALL, R.J., Best, L.B., Coats, J.R., Dixon, K.R., Hooper, J.M.,  Kenaga, E.E., McMurry, S.T. 2001 Chlorpyrifos: Ecotoxicological Risk Assessment for Birds and Mammals in Corn Agroecosystems. Special Issue Book: Human and Ecological Risk Assessment. CRC Press. 140 pp.

KENDALL, R.J. 1991.  Las Substancia Toxicas En El Medio Ambiente, 3rd Edition. Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co., Dubuque, Iowa.  113 pp.

KENDALL, R.J.  l983.  Toxic Substances in the EnvironmentKendall/Hunt Publishing Co., Dubuque, Iowa. (A textbook on toxic chemicals written primarily for use as a classroom text for junior and senior high school students and also for continuing education of adults; prepared by the Toxic Substances Education Group, Western Washington University, where I served as Project Director working with undergraduate students in Environmental Education, Environmental Health and Scientific Illustration). 112 pp.

KENDALL, R.J., T.E. Lacher, G.P. Cobb, S.B. Cox, editors. 2010. Wildlife Toxicology: Emerging Contaminant and Biodiversity Issues. CRC Press/Taylor and Francis Group, 321 pp.

Giddings, J.M., T.A. Anderson, L.W. Hall, A.J. Hosmer, R.J.  KENDALL, R.P. Richards, K.R. Solomon, and W.M. Williams. 2005 Atrazine in North American Surface Waters: A probabilistic aquatic ecological risk assessment.  Society of Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry (SETAC) Press, Pensacola, FL., 400 pp.

KENDALL, R.J., R L. Dickerson, J.P. Giesy, and W.A. Suk, editors.  1998. Principles and Processes for Evaluating Endocrine Disruption in Wildlife.  Society of Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry (SETAC) Press, Pensacola, FL., 500 pp.

Buerger, T.T. and R.J. KENDALL, editors.  1991.  Wildlife Toxicology.  3rd edition.  The Institute of Wildlife and Environmental Toxicology, Clemson University, Clemson, SC.  237 pp.

KENDALL, R.J., S.M. Presley, G.P. Austin, and P.N. Smith, editors. 2008. Advances in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures. Taylor and Francis/CRC Press, 280 pp.

Tollerud, D.J., H.L. Allen, L.W. Barnthouse, C.L. Brierley, E.H. Clark, II, T.W. Clarkson, E.A.C. Crouch, A. Cullen, J. Graziano, D.L. Johnson, R.J. KENDALL, J.C. Kissel, T.W. LaPoint, D.W. Layton, C.H. Ward, S. Wood, R. Wright. 2005. Superfund and mining megasites: Lessons from the Coeur D’Alene River BasinNational Research Council of the National Academies.  484 pp.

KENDALL, R.J. and T.E. Lacher, Jr., editors. 1994. Wildlife Toxicology and Population Modeling: Integrated Studies of Agroecosystems. CRC Press/Lewis Publishers, Chelsea, Michigan. 576 pp.

Buerger, T.T., R.J. KENDALL and M. Wolfe, editors.  1988.  Wildlife Toxicology.  2nd edition.  The Institute of Wildlife and Environmental Toxicology, Clemson University, Clemson, SC.  269 pp.

RECENT REFEREED PUBLICATIONS:

Blanchard, K.R., Kalyanasundaram, A., Henry, C., Commons, K.A. Brym, M.Z., Skinner, K., Surles, J.G., Kendall, R.J. 2019. Identification of eyeworm (Oxyspirura petrowi) and caecal worm (Aulonocephalus pennula) infection levels in northern bobwhite quail (Colinus virginianus) of the Rolling Plains, TX using a mobile research laboratory: Implications for regional surveillance. Biomolecular Detection and Quantification. Vol. 17.”

Brym, M.Z., Henry, C., Kendall, R.J. 2019. Greater roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus) predation on juvenile quail in the Rolling Plains ecoregion of Texas. The Southwestern Naturalist. 63(3):204-206.

Kalyanasundaram, A., Blanchard, K.R., Henry, B.J., Henry, C., Brym, M.Z., Kendall, R.J. 2019. Quantitative analysis of northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) cytokines and TLR expression to eyeworm (Oxyspirura petrowi) and caecal worm (Aulonocephalus pennula) glycoproteins. Parasitology Research. Published online 08.15.19.

Commons, K.A., Blanchard, K.R., Brym, M.Z., Henry, C., Kalyanasundaram, A., Skinner, K., KENDALL, R.J. 2019. Monitoring northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) populations in the Rolling Plains of Texas: Parasitic infection implications. Rangeland Ecology & Management. Published online June 8, 2019.

Brym, M.Z., Henry, C., Kendall, R.J. 2019. Potential significance of fall breeding of the monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) in the Rolling Plains ecoregion of West Texas. Texas Journal of Science. 70(1): General Note 4.

Blanchard, K.R., Kalyanasundaram, A., Henry, C., Brym, M.Z., Surles, J.G., KENDALL, R.J. 2019. Predicting seasonal infection of eyeworm (Oxyspirura petrowi) and caecal worm (Aulonocephalus pennula) in northern bobwhite quail (Colinus virginianus) of the Rolling Plains Ecoregion of Texas, USA. International Journal of Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife. 8:50-55.

Brym, M.Z., Henry, C., KENDALL, R.J. 2018. Are helminths contributing to the population fluctuations of northern bobwhite quail (Colinus virginianus) from the Rolling Plains ecoregion of West Texas? Multidisciplinary Advances in Veterinary Science. 2(5):406-412.

Kalyanasundaram, A., Henry, C., Brym, M.Z., KENDALL, R.J. 2018. Molecular identification of Physaloptera sp. from wild northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) in the Rolling Plains ecoregion of Texas. Parasitology Research. 117(9):2963-2969.

Blanchard, K.R., Kalyanasundaram, A., Henry, C., Brym, M.Z., KENDALL, R.J. 2018. Regional surveillance of parasitic infections in wild northern bobwhite quail (Colinus virginianus) utilizing a mobile research laboratory platform. Parasitology Open. 4:e14.

Pappas, S.A., Kumar, N., Turaga, U., Ramkumar, S., KENDALL, R.J. 2018. The influence of soil pH on the uptake of silver nanoparticles in a terrestrial system. Journal of Environmental & Analytical Toxicology. 8(1):545.

Brym, M.Z., Henry, C., KENDALL, R.J.2018. Elevated parasite burdens as a potential mechanism affecting northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) population dynamics in the Rolling Plains of West Texas. Parasitology Research. 117:1683-1688.

Henry, C., Brym, M.Z., Kalyanasundaram, A., KENDALL, R.J. 2018. Molecular identification of potential intermediate hosts of Aulonocephalus pennula from the order Orthoptera. Journal of Helminthology. 13:1-6.

Kalyanasundaram, A., Blanchard, K.R., Henry, C., Brym, M.Z., KENDALL, R.J. 2018. Phylogenetic analysis of eyeworm (Oxyspirura petrowi) in Northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) based on the nuclear 18S rDNA and mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase 1 gene (COX1). Parasitology Open. 4: e7,1-7.

Kalyanasundaram, A., Blanchard, K.R., Henry, C., Brym, M.Z., KENDALL, R.J. 2018. Development of a multiplex quantitative PCR assay for eyeworm (Oxyspirura petrowi) and caecal worm (Aulonocephalus pennula) detection in Northern bobwhite quail (Colinus virginianus) of the Rolling Plains ecoregion, Texas. Veterinary Parasitology. 253:65-70.

Brym, M.Z., Henry. C., KENDALL, R.J. 2018. Potential parasite-induced host mortality in Northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) from the Rolling Plains ecoregion of West Texas. Archives of Parasitology. 2:1.

Henry, C., Brym, M.Z., KENDALL, R.J. 2017. Oxyspirura petrowi and Aulonocephalus pennula infection in wild Northern bobwhite quail in the Rolling Plains ecoregion, Texas: Evidence of a possible die-off. Archives of Parasitology. 1:109.

Henry, C., Brym, M.Z., Blanchard, K.R., KENDALL, R.J. 2017. Helminth infection and Northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus). Archives of Parasitology. 1(2):e102.

Kalyanasundaram, A., Blanchard, K.B., KENDALL, R.J. 2017. Molecular identification and characterization of partial COX1 gene from caecal worm (Aulonocephalus pennula) in Northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) from the Rolling Plains ecoregion of Texas. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife. 6:195-201.

Pappas, S.A., Turaga, U., Kumar, N., KENDALL, R.J. 2017. Blood cholinesterase activity in Northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) quail in the Rolling Plains Ecoregion of Texas and Oklahoma, USA. Austin Journal of Environmental Toxicology. 3:1.

Pappas, S.A., Turaga, U., Kumar, N., Ramkumar, S., KENDALL, R.J. 2017. Effect of concentration of silver nanoparticles on the uptake of silver from silver nanoparticles in soil. International Journal of Environmental and Agricultural Research. 3(5):80-90.

Pappas, S.A., Turaga, U., Kumar, N., Ramkumar, S., KENDALL, R.J. 2017. The influence of soil organic matter on the uptake of silver nanoparticles in a terrestrial system. International Journal of Environmental and Agricultural Research. 3(4):52-60.

Pappas, S.A., Turaga, U., Kumar, N., Ramkumar, S., KENDALL, R.J. 2017. Uptake of silver from polyvinylpyrrolidine coated silver nanoparticles in a terrestrial system. International Journal of Environmental and Agricultural Research. 3(3):104-114.

Pappas, S.A., Turaga, U., Kumar, N., Ramkumar, S., KENDALL, R.J. 2017. The influence of vermiculite on the uptake of silver nanoparticles in a terrestrial system. International Journal of Environmental and Agricultural Research. 3(3):56-64.

Singh,V., Sawhney, P., Reynolds, M., Condon, B., Kendall Jr., R.J., Kitten, L., Jain, A., Parameswaran, S., KENDALL, R.J., Ramkumar, S. 2017. Effect of micronaire on oil sorption capacity of three different types of greige cotton-based nonwoven substrates. AAATCC Journal of Research. 4:2.

Dunham, N.R., Peper, S.T., Downing, C.D., KENDALL, R.J. 2017. Aflatoxin contamination in corn sold for wildlife feed in Texas. Ecotoxicology. 26(4):516-520.

Dunham, N.R., Henry, C., Brym, M., Rollins, D., Helman, R.G., KENDALL, R.J. 2017. Caecal worm, Aulonocephalus pennula, infection in the northern bobwhite quail, Colinus virginianus. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife. 6:35-38.

Kistler, W.M., Parlos, J.A., Peper, S.T., Dunham, N.R., KENDALL, R.J. 2016. A quantitative PCR protocol for detection of Oxyspirura petrowi in northern bobwhites (Colinus virginianus). PLoS One. 11(11):e0166309.

Turaga, U., Singh, V., Gibson, A., Maharubin, S., Korzeniewski, C., Presley, S., Smith, E.E., KENDALL, R.J., Ramkumar, S. 2016. Preparation and characterization of bioactive and breathable polyvinyl alcohol nanowebs using a combinational approach. TAPPI Journal (Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry). 15 (10).

Dunham, N.R., Reed, S., Rollins, D., KENDALL, R.J. 2016. Oxyspirura petrowi infection leads to pathological consequences in northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus). International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife. 5:273-276.

Dunham, N.R., Peper, S.T., Downing, C., Brake, E., Rollins, D., KENDALL, R.J. 2016. Infections levels of the eyeworm Oxyspirura petrowi and caecal worm Aulonocephalus pennula in the northern bobwhite and scaled quail from the Rolling Plains of Texas. Journal of Helminthology. 91(5):569-577.

Dunham, N.R. and KENDALL, R.J. 2016. Eyeworm infections of Oxyspirura petrowi, Skrjabin, 1929 (Spirurida: Thelaziidae), in species of quail from Texas, New Mexico and Arizona, USA. Journal of Helminthology. 91(4):491-496.

Kistler, W.M., Hock, S., Hernout, B., Brake, E., Williams, N., Downing, C., Dunham, N.R., Kumar, N., Turaga, U., KENDALL, R.J. 2016. Plains lubber grasshopper (Brachystola magna) as a potential intermediate host for Oxyspirura petrowi in northern bobwhites (Colinus virginianus). Parasitology Open. 2(e7):1-8.

Turaga, U., Singh, V., Gibson, A., Maharubin, S., Korzeniewski, C., Presley, S., Smith, E., KENDALL, R.J., Ramkumar, S. 2016. Functionalized antimicrobial electrospun poly (vinyl alcohol) nanowebs. Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics. 11(2).

Dunham, N.R., Bruno, A., Almas, S., Rollins, D., Fedynich, A.M., Presley, S.M., KENDALL, R.J. 2016. Eyeworms (Oxyspirura petrowi) in Northern bobwhites (Colinus virginianus) from the Rolling Plains Ecoregion of Texas and Oklahoma, 2011-2013. Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 52(3):562-567.

Kendall, R.J. 2016. Wildlife toxicology: Where we have been and where we are going. Journal of Environmental and Analytical Toxicology. 6(1):348.

Turaga, U., Peper, S.T., Dunham, N.D., Kumar, N., Kistler, W., Almas, S., Presley, S.M., KENDALL, R.J. 2016. A survey of neonicotinoid use and potential exposure to Northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) and Scaled quail (Callipepla squamata) in the Rolling Plains of Texas and Oklahoma. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 35(6):1511-1515.

Turaga, U., Singh, V., Gibson, A., Maharubin, S., Korzeniewski, C., Presley, S.M., Smith, E.E., KENDALL, R.J., Ramkumar, S.S. 2016. Preparation and characterization of honey-treated PVA nanowebs. AATCC Journal of Research. 3(3):25-31.

Dunham, N.R., Soliz, L.A., Brightman, A., Rollins, D., Fedynich, A.M., KENDALL, R.J. 2015. Live eyeworm (Oxyspirura petrowi) extraction, in-vitro culture, and transfer for experimental studies. Journal of Parasitology. 101(1):98-101.

Baxter, C.E., Pappas, S., Abel, M., KENDALL, R.J. 2015. Organochlorine pesticides, lead, and mercury in Northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) and scaled quail (Callipepla squamata) from the Rolling Plains ecoregion of Texas and Oklahoma. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 34(7):1505-1510.

Dunham, N.R., Peper, S.T., Baxter, C.E., Huddleston, J.E., KENDALL, R.J. 2014. The parasitic eyeworm Oxyspirura petrowi as a possible cause of decline in the threatened Lesser Prairie-Chickens (Tympanuchus pallidicinctus) found in Kansas. Plos One. 9:9.

Singh, V., Jinka, S., Hake, K., Parameswaran, S., KENDALL, R.J., Ramkumar, S.S. 2014. Novel natural sorbent for oil spill clean-up. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 53:11954-11961.

Turaga, U., Singh, V., Behrens, R., Korzeniewski, C., Jinka, S., Smith, E.E., KENDALL, R.J., Ramkumar, S.S. 2014. Breathability of standalone polyvinyl alcohol nanofiber webs. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 53:6951-6958.

Dunham, N.R. and KENDALL, R.J. 2014. Evidence of Oxyspirura petrowi in migratory songbirds found in the Rolling Plains of West Texas. Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 50:711-712.

Dunham, N.R., Soliz, L.A., Fedynich, A.M., Rollins, D., KENDALL, R.J. 2014. Evidence of an Oxyspirura petrowi epizootic in northern bobwhites (Colinus virginianus). Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 50:552-558.

Chambers, J.E., Greim, H., KENDALL, R.J., Segner, H., Sharpe, R.M., Van der Kraak, G. 2014. Human and ecological risk assessment of a crop protection chemical: a case study with the azole fungicide epoxiconazole. Critical Reviews in Toxicology. 44(2):176-210.

Lalagiri, M., Ramkumar, S., Singh, V., Bhat, G., Parameswaran, S., KENDALL, R.J. 2013. Filtration efficiency of submicrometer filters. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 52(46):16513-16518.

Singh, V., KENDALL, R.J., Hake, K., Ramkumar, S. 2013. Crude oil sorption by raw cotton. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 52(18):6277-6281.

Sata, U.R., Wilusz, E., Mlynarek, S., KENDALL, R.J., Ramkumar, S.S. 2013. Development of cotton nonwoven composite fabric for toxic chemical decontamination and characterization of its adsorption capabilities. Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics. 8 (1).

Jinka, S., Behrens, R.L., Korzeniewski, C., Singh, V., Arunachalam, A., Parameswaran, S., Coimbatore, G., KENDALL, R.J., Wolfe, R., Ramkumar, S. 2013. Atmospheric pressure plasma treatment and breathability of polypropylene nonwoven fabric. Journal of Industrial Textiles. 42(4):501-514.