photo: pricePaul P. "Trey" Price

Assistant Professor
Macon Ridge Research Station
212A Macon Ridge Road
Winnsboro, LA 71295
Phone: (318) 435-2157
Fax: (318) 435-2133
Mobile: (308) 235-9805
Email: PPrice@agcenter.lsu.edu

Curriculum Vitae 

 

 

Education

B. S., Agronomy, Louisiana Tech University, 1999
M. S., Biology, Louisiana Tech University, 2000
Ph. D., Plant Pathology, Louisiana State University, 2013

Areas of Specialization/Extension & Research Activities

  • Disease management in corn, cotton, grain sorghum, rice, soybean, wheat, and other crops focusing on fungicide efficacy and host plant resistance
  • Discovery and delineation of fungicide resistance in major crop pathogens, and development of avoidance and mitigation strategies.
  • Statewide responsibilities for cotton pathology and disease management education in all field crops except sugarcane and sweet potato.
  • Primary pathology contact for all crops in the northeast region (12 parishes).
  • Involved in many collaborative extension/research applied research projects in cotton, corn, soybean, grain sorghum, wheat, rice, oats peanuts, and other Louisiana crops.

 

Active Grants

  • Harrison, S. A., P. Price, and D. Groth.  Development of FHB Resistant Wheat Genotypes Adapted to the Gulf Coast.  USDA/US Wheat and Barley Scab Initiative.
  • P. Price, et al.  Multiple projects (7) funded by the Louisiana Soybean and Grain Research and Promotion Board related to disease management in corn, grain sorghum, soybean, and wheat. 
  • P. Price, et al.  Enhanced Pest Control Systems for Mid-South Soybean Production.  United Soybean Board and Mid-South Soybean Board. 
  • P. Price, et al.  Multiple collaborative efforts with industry investigating efficacy of registered and experimental fungicides.