Macon Ridge Research Station
212A Macon Ridge Road
Bommireddy, P. L., B. R. Leonard, J. Temple, P. Price, K. Emfinger, D. Cook, and J. Hardke. 2011. Field performance and seasonal durability of transgenic cotton expressing the Vip3A protein against Heliothine larvae under native and artificial infestations. J. Cotton Science 15:251-259.
Fontenot, K., B. R. Leonard, J. Temple, P. Price, and K. D. Emfinger. 2009. Tarnished plant bug feeding evidence on cotton squares: another tool for triggering insecticide applications. Mid-South Entomologist. 2:67-68.
Temple, J. H, T. E. Reagan, J. T. Hardke, M. Ghimire, P. Price, C. Jackson, F. Huang, and B. R. Leonard. 2013. Laboratory toxicity and field efficacy of novel insecticides for the control of sugarcane borer, Diatraea saccharalis (F) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in grain sorghum. J. Econ. Entomol. (submitted July 2011).
Temple, J. H., J. A. Davis, S. Micinski, J. T. Hardke, P. Price, and B. R. Leonard. 2013. Species composition and seasonal abundance of stink bugs (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in Louisiana soybean. Environ. Entomol. 42: (4): 648-657.
Temple, J. H., J. Hardke, P. Price, K. Emfinger, J. Moore, J. Davis, and B. R. Leonard. 2013. Insecticide susceptibility of southern green stink bug, Nezara viridula (L.), and redbanded stink bug, Piezodorus guildinii (Westwood), in soybean field trials and laboratory bioassays. SW Entomol. 38 (3): In press.
Huang, F., S. Harrison, B. R. Leonard, M. Ghimire, and P. Price. 2011. Hessian fly: an emerging wheat pest in Louisiana. La. Agric. 54 Winter Issue, pp. 15.
Price, P., C. Carlton, and B. R. Leonard. 2009. Pea leaf weevil: a new pest of Louisiana soybean. Louisiana Agriculture Magazine. Summer 2009.
Temple, J., J. Davis, J. Hardke, P. Price, S. Micinski, C. Cookson, and B. R. Leonard. 2011. Seasonal Abundance and Temporal Occurrence of the Redbanded Stink bug, Piezodorus guildinii (Westwood) in Louisiana Soybean. La. Agric. 54 (2): 20-22.
PUBLICATIONS (Plant Disease Management Reports)
Price, P. and G. B. Padgett. 2009. Application of fungicides to soybean at varying growth stages in Louisiana, 2008. Plant Disease Management Reports. 3:FC079.
P. Price, G.B. Padgett, and M. A. Purvis. 2011. Effect of seed treatment and foliar fungicide applications on Frogeye leaf spot in Louisiana, 2010. Plant Disease Management Reports 5:FC007.
P. Price, G.B. Padgett, and M. Purvis. 2011. Effect of seed treatment and foliar fungicide application on Cercospora leaf blight, 2010. Plant Disease Management Reports 5:FC082.
Price, P., G. B. Padgett, and M. A. Purvis. 2013. The effect of selected fungicides, application rates, and application timings to soybean, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports. In Press.
Price, P., G. B. Padgett, and M. A. Purvis. 2013. The impact of selected fungicides and application timing on leaf rust development in Louisiana wheat, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports. In Press.
Huang, F., S. Harrison, B. R. Leonard, M. Ghimire, and P. Price. 2009. Occurrence and damage of hessian fly on 26 selected wheat varieties. In Proc. Of Ann. Entomological Society of America. (online)
Padgett, G. B., M. A. Purvis, and P. Price. The influence of fungicide treatments on plant establishment, grain quality, and yield. 2011. Proc. Southern Soybean Disease Workers.
P. Price, M. A. Purvis, G. B Padgett, C. L. Robertson, and R. W. Schneider. 2013. Fungicide resistance in Cercospora kikuchii, a major pathogen of Louisiana soybean. APS National Meeting.
Temple, J., B. R. Leonard, J. A. Davis, P. Price, and J. Hardke. 2010. Association of stink bug injury with a “green plant” malady in soybean. Proc. Southern Soybean Disease Workers.
February 2010 – Present, Research Associate/Graduate Assistant, Louisiana State University AgCenter, 212A Macon Ridge Road, Winnsboro, LA, Supervisor: Dr. G. Boyd Padgett, (318) 435-2157
May 2003 – February 2010, Research Associate/Graduate Assistant (formerly Extension Associate), Louisiana State University AgCenter, 212A Macon Ridge Road, Winnsboro, LA, Supervisors: Dr. B. Rogers Leonard, Dr. Steven T. Kelly, Dr. Joel Faircloth, and Mr. J. Cheston Stevens (318) 435-2157
2008-2013- Ph.D. Plant Pathology, Louisiana State University
• Dissertation project identified fungicide resistance in the Cercospora leaf blight pathogen.
1999-2000- M. S. Biology (Plant Pathology), Louisiana Tech University
1994-1999- B. S. Agronomy, Louisiana Tech University
1991-1994- High School Diploma, Winnsboro High School