Grants & Publications

Grants

 

Sponsor:  Rolling Plains Quail Research Foundation

• 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 (Oxyspirura petrowi) and their Impacts on the Northern Bobwhite (Colinus

   virginianus)

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

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

 

Sponsor: Park Cities Quail

• 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

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

 

Sponsor:  Department of Defense

      Countermeasures to Biological and Chemical Threats

 

Sponsor: Sematech

      Nanomaterial Ecotoxicology

 

Sponsor: BASF

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

 

 

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., 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.

 

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.

 

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

 

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 Basin. National Research Council of the National Academies.  484 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., 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.

 

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.

 

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

 

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.

 

KENDALL, R.J.  l983.  Toxic Substances in the Environment. Kendall/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.

 

 

Refereed Publications

 

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., 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. Published online February 27, 2017.

 

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.  Published online November 28, 2016.

 

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. Published online September 29, 2016.

 

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. Published online July 15, 2016.

 

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. Published online June 12, 2016.

 

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). Published online June 1, 2016.

 

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. Published online May 19, 2016.

 

Kendall, R.J. 2016. Wildlife toxicology: Where we have been and where we are going. Journal of Environmental and Analytical Toxicology. 6:348. Published online January 22, 2016.

 

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. Published on-line 10.22.13.

 

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.

 

Smith, E.E., Carr, J.A., Wages, M., Wang, J., Murali, S., KENDALL, R.J. 2012. Response of larval frogs to Corexit 9500. Toxicology and Environmental Chemistry. 94 (6):1199-1210.

 

Ronald J. Kendall, Ph.D.  •  Texas Tech University  •  Department of Environmental Toxicology

Box 43290  •  Lubbock, TX 79409-3290  •  806.885.0238  •  ron.kendall@ttu.edu