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Publications and Abstracts

PUBLICATIONS:

1. Edmonds, K.E. and Stetson, M.H. (1993). The Rice Rat Oryzomys palustris in a Delaware Salt Marsh: Annual Reproductive Cycle. Can. J. Zool. 71:1457-1460.

2. Edmonds, K.E. and Stetson, M.H. (1993). Effect of Photoperiod on Gonadal Maintenance and Development in the Marsh Rice Rat (Oryzomys palustris). Gen. Comp. Endo. 92:281-291.

3. Edmonds, K.E. and Stetson, M.H. (1994). Photoperiod and Melatonin Affect Testicular Development in the Marsh Rice Rat (Oryzomys palustris). J. Pineal Res. 17:86-93.

4. Edmonds, K.E., Rollag, M.D., and Stetson, M.H. (1995). Effects of Photoperiod on Pineal Melatonin in the Marsh Rice Rat (Oryzomys palustris). J. Pineal Res. 18:148-153.

5. Edmonds, K.E. and Stetson, M.H. (1995). Effects of Prenatal and Postnatal Photoperiods and of the Pineal Gland on Early Testicular Development in the Marsh Rice Rat (Oryzomys palustris). Biol. Reprod. 52:989-996.

6. Edmonds, K.E. and Stetson, M.H. (1995). Pineal Gland and Melatonin Affect Testicular Status in the Adult Marsh Rice Rat (Oryzomys palustris). Gen. Comp. Endo. 99:265-274.

7. Underwood, H. and Edmonds, K. (1995). The Circadian Rhythm of Thermo- regulation in Japanese Quail. II. Multioscillator Control. J. Biol. Rhythms 10:234-247.

8. Underwood, H. and Edmonds, K. (1995). The Circadian Rhythm of Thermo- regulation in Japanese Quail. III. Effects of Melatonin Administration. J. Biol. Rhythms 10:284-298.

9. Underwood, H., Siopes, T. and Edmonds, K. (1997) Eye and Gonad: Role in the Dual-Oscillator Circadian System of Female Japanese Quail. Am. J. Physiol. 41:R172-R182.

10. Zivkovic, B.D., Underwood, H., Steele, C.T., and Edmonds, K. (1999) Formal Properties of the Circadian and Photoperiodic Systems of Japanese Quail: Phase Response Curve and Effects of T-Cycles. - J. Biol. Rhythms 14:378- 390.

11. Edmonds, K.E. and Stetson, M.H. (2001). Effects of Age and Photoperiod on Reproduction and the Spleen in the Marsh Rice Rat (Oryzomys palustris). Am. J. Physiol 280:R1249-R1255.

12. Edmonds, K.E., Riggs, L., and Stetson, M.H. (2003). Food Availability and Photoperiod Affect  Reproductive Development and Maintenance in the Marsh Rice Rat (Oryzomys palustris).  Physiol. and Behav. 78:41-49. 

13. Edmonds, K.E., Riggs, L., and Masden, T. (2005).  Effects of Photoperiod, Melatonin, and the Pineal Gland on Compensatory Gonadal Hypertrophy During Postnatal Development in the Marsh Rice Rat (Oryzomys palustris).  Zool. Sci. 22:663-674.

ABSTRACTS AND PAPERS PRESENTED:

Edmonds, K.E.  (2008)  Age-Related Changes in Pineal Melatonin Content and Reproduction in the Marsh Rice Rat (Oryzomys palustris). Poster presentation.  Society for Research on Biological Rhythms, Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, Destin, FL, May, 2008.

Edmonds, K.E. and Campbell, S.C. (2007) Effects of Photoperiod and Ethanol on Gastrointestinal Development in the Marsh Rice Rat (Oryzomys palustris). Oral presentation. American Society of Mammalogists - 87th Annual Meeting, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, June 2007.

Edmonds, K.E. and Kast, A.  (2006) Effects of Ethanol Administration on Compensatory Testicular Hypertrophy and on Pineal Melatonin Content in the Marsh Rice Rat (Oryzomys palustris). Oral presentation. American Society of Mammalogists - 86th Annual Meeting, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, June 2006.

Edmonds, K.E. and Kast, A.  (2005) Effects of Hypothyroidism on Reproductive Development and of Ethanol Administration on Compensatory Testicular Hypertrophy in the Marsh Rice Rat (Oryzomys palustris). Poster presentation. American Society of Mammalogists - 85th Annual Meeting, Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, MO, June 2005.

Edmonds, K.E.  (2004) Effects of Food Availability and of Testosterone Administration on Compensatory Testicular Hypertrophy (CTH) in the Marsh Rice Rat (Oryzomys palustris). Poster presentation. Society for Research on Biological Rhythms, Whistler Mountain, Vancouver, BC      June, 2004.

Edmonds, K.E. and Masden T. (2003) Effects of Food Availability on Compensatory Testicular Hypertrophy (CTH) in the Marsh Rice Rat (Oryzomys palustris). Poster presentation. Indiana Academy of Science - 119th Annual Meeting, Anderson University, Anderson, IN, October 2003.

Edmonds, K.E. and Rollag, M.D. (2002) Effects of Age on Pineal Melatonin Content and Reproduction in the Marsh Rice Rat (Oryzomys palustris). Poster presentation. Indiana Academy of Science - 118th Annual Meeting, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN, October 2002.

Edmonds, K.E. (2002) Goitrogen Treatment Affects Photoperiod-Induced Compensatory Gonadal Hypertrophy in the Marsh Rice Rat (Oryzomys palustris). Poster presentation. Society for the Study of Reproduction, 35th Annual Meeting,  Baltimore Waterfront Marriott  Hotel, Baltimore, MD, July 2002.

Edmonds, K.E. and Rollag, M.D. (2002) Effects of Light Pulses and Adrenergic Regulation on Pineal Melatonin Content in the Marsh Rice Rat. Poster presentation. Society for Research on Biological Rhythms, Amelia Island Plantation, Jacksonville, FL, May, 2002.

Edmonds, K.E. and Rollag, M.D. (2001) Effects of Age on Pineal Melatonin Content and Reproduction in the Marsh Rice Rat (Oryzomys palustris). Poster presentation. American Society of Mammalogists - 81th Annual Meeting, Univ. of Montana, Missoula, MT, June 2001.

Edmonds, K.E. (2000) Effects of Propylthiouracil on the Magnitude of Photoperiod-Induced Compensatory Testicular Hypertrophy in the Marsh Rice Rat (Oryzomys palustris). Poster presentation. American Society of Mammalogists - 80th Annual Meeting, Univ. Of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, June 2000.

Edmonds, K.E., Riggs, N. and Spurrier, R. (2000) Effects of Melatonin and Auxin Administration on Growth in Arabidopsis thaliana and Coleus and on Testicular Development in Rice Rats. Poster presentation. Society for Research on Biological Rhythms, Amelia Island Plantation, Jacksonville, FL, May, 2000.

Edmonds, K. and Riggs, L. (1999) Effects of photoperiod and melatonin administration on the magnitude of compensatory testicular hypertrophy in the marsh rice rat (Oryzomys palustris). Poster presentation. Society for the Study of Reproduction, 32th Annual Meeting, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, July 1999.

Underwood, H., T. Siopes, and K. Edmonds (1996) Eye and Gonad: Role in the Dual-Oscillator Circadian System of Female Japanese Quail. Oral presentation. Society for Research on Biological Rhythms, Amelia Island Plantation, Jacksonville, FL, May, 1996.

Edmonds, K.E., and M.H. Stetson (1995) Age and photoperiod affect reproduction in adult rice rats (Oryzomys palustris). Poster presentation. American Society of Mammalogists - 75th Annual Meeting, Univ. of Vermont, Burlington, VT, June 1995.

Edmonds, K.E., and M.H. Stetson (1994) Photoperiod, temperature, and food availability interact to affect testicular development and maintenance in the rice rat (Oryzomys palustris). Poster presentation. Society for the Study of Reproduction, 27th Annual Meeting, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, July 1994.

Underwood, H.A., and K.E. Edmonds (1994) Multioscillator control of the circadian body temperature rhythm of Japanese quail. Oral presentation. Society for Research on Biological Rhythms, Jacksonville, FL. May 1994

Edmonds, K.E., and M.H. Stetson (1993) Effect of photoperiod on early testicular development in the marsh rice rat (Oryzomys palustris). Poster presentation. American Society of Zoologists, Los Angeles, CA. December 1993, American Zoologist Vol. 33, #485.

Edmonds, K.E., and M.H. Stetson (1992) Photoperiod, pineal gland, and melatonin affect testicular development in the rice rat (Oryzomys palustris). Poster presentation. Society for the Study of Reproduction, 25th Annual Meeting, North Carolina State Univ, Raleigh, N.C. July 1992.

Edmonds, K.E., and M.H. Stetson (1992) Photoperiod, pineal gland, and melatonin affect testicular development in the rice rat (Oryzomys palustris). Oral presentation. Eastern Regional Conference on Comparative Endocrinology, Duke University Marine Laboratory, Beaufort, N.C., May 1992.

Edmonds, K.E., and M.H. Stetson (1991) Pineal gland and melatonin mediate gonadal status in a rice rat. Poster presentation. American Society of Zoologists, Atlanta, GA., December 1991, American Zoologist Vol. 31, #131.

Edmonds, K.E., and M.H. Stetson (1991) Photoperiodic gonadal response in a rice rat. Oral presentation. Eastern Regional Conference on Comparative Endocrinology, Lewes, DE, May 1991.

Edmonds, K.E., and M.H. Stetson (1990) The rice rat (Oryzomys palustris) in a Delaware salt marsh: annual reproductive cycle. Poster presentation. American Society of Mammalogists - 70th Annual Meeting, Frostburg, MD, June 1990.

Edmonds, K.E., and M.H. Stetson (1990) Photoperiodic gonadal response in a rice rat (Oryzomys palustris). Oral presentation. Eastern Regional Conference on Comparative Endocrinology, College Park, MD, May 1990.

Edmonds, K.E., and M.H. Stetson (1989) Photoperiodic gonadal response in a rice rat (Oryzomys palustris). Poster presentation. American Society of Zoologists, Boston, MA, December 1989, American Zoologist Vol. 29, #437.

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