photo: Myra PurvisMyra Purvis

Graduate Student
E-mail: mpurvis@agcenter.lsu.edu

Major Professor: Dr. Trey Price

Education:

B.S. in Plant Science with a concentration in Agronomy, 2003, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA

Professional Experience

2004-Present: Research Associate in Plant Pathology Department at the Macon Ridge Research Station in Winnsboro, LA.

 

Publications (Plant Disease Management Reports)

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.

Price, P., 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.

Price, P., 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.

Padgett, G.B., and Purvis, M.A. 2011. The effect of Headline, Twinline, or Stratego on leaf rust development in Louisiana wheat, 2010. Plant Disease Management Reports 5:CF001. Online publication. doi:10/1094/PDMR05.

Padgett, G.B., and Purvis, M.A. 2011. The effect of Ballad Plus and Headline on leaf rust development in Louisiana wheat, 2010. Plant Disease Management Reports 5:CF002. Online publication. doi:10/1094/PDMR05.

Padgett, G.B. and Purvis, M.A. 2010. An evaluation of Headline, Quilt, Stratego, and Twinline for managing leaf rust in Louisiana wheat, 2009. Plant Disease Management Reports 4:CF008. Online publication. doi: 10/1094/PDMR04.

Padgett, G.B. and Purvis, M.A. 2010. The efficacy of selected fungicides and application timing on leaf rust development in Louisiana wheat, 2009. Plant Disease Management Reports 4:CF009. Online publication. doi: 10/1094/PDMR04.

Padgett, G.B. and Purvis, M.A. 2009. Evaluating application timing and tank mix combinations on leaf rust development in Louisiana, 2008. Plant Disease Management Reports 3:CF003. Online publication. doi: 10/1094/PDMR03.

Padgett, G.B. and Purvis, M.A. 2009. The impact of selected fungicides and application timing on leaf rust development in Louisiana wheat, 2008. Plant Disease Management Reports 3:CF002. Online publication. doi: 10/1094/PDMR03.

Padgett, G.B., Purvis, M.A., and Guice, J.B. 2008. The impact of selected fungicides on leaf rust development in Louisiana wheat, 2007. Plant Disease Management Reports 2:CF005. Online publication. doi: 10/1094/PDMR02.

Padgett, G.B. and Purvis, M.A. 2007. The effects of application timing of Quadris 2.08SC and Headline 2.08EC on stripe rust development, 2006. Plant Disease Management Reports 1:CF008. DOI: 10:1094/PDMR01.

Padgett, G.B. and Purvis, M.A. 2007. The impact of selected fungicides on stripe rust development, test weight, and yield in Louisiana wheat, 2006. Plant Disease Management Reports 1:CF009. DOI: 10:1094/PDMR01.

Padgett, G.B., Purvis, M.A., Mascagni, H.J., and Bell, R. 2006. Selected fungicide rates and application timings for managing stripe rust of wheat, 2005. Fungicide and Nematicide Tests (online.) Report 61:CF004. DOI: 10:1094/FN61. The American Phytopathological Society, St. Paul, MN.

Padgett, G.B., Harrison, S.A., Arceneaux, K.J., Purvis, M.A. 2006. Selected fungicide rates and application timings for managing leaf and stripe rust in south Louisiana, 2005. Fungicide and Nematicide Tests (online.) Report 61:CF005. DOI: 10:1094/FN61. The American Phytopathological Society, St. Paul, MN.

Padgett, G.B., Purvis, M.A., Mascagni, H.J., and Bell, R. 2006. Managing stripe rust using Tilt 3.6EC, Quilt, Quadris 2.08SC, Headline 2.08EC, or Stratego. 2005. Fungicide and Nematicide Tests (online.) Report 61:CF006. DOI: 10:1094/FN61. The American Phytopathological Society, St. Paul, MN.

Padgett, G.B. and Purvis, M.A. 2005. Managing soybean diseases with Headline 2.08EC, Quadris 2.08SC, and Topsin-M 70WSB. Fungicide and Nematicide Tests (online). 60:FC082. DOI:10:1094/FN60 The American Phytopathological Society, St. Paul, MN.

Publications (Periodicals)

Padgett, G.B., Purvis, M.A., Harrison, S.A., Mascagni, R., and Hollier, C.A. 2010. Disease management in Louisiana wheat. Louisiana Agriculture 53(3):12-13.

Padgett, G.B., Hollier, C.A., Mascagni, H.J., and Purvis, M.A. 2009. Foliar-applied fungicides in corn: Does it pay? Louisiana Agriculture 52(3):26-27.

Publications (Proceedings)

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. 

Price, P., Purvis, M.A., Padgett, G.B., and Schneider, R.W. 2011. Survey of multiple seed isolates of Cercospora kikuchii from Louisiana, Arkansas, and Missouri for resistance to thiophanate-methyl, azoxystrobin, and pyraclostrobin in vitro. In:Proceedings of the Southern Soybean Disease Workers 38th Annual Meeting. March 9-10. Pensacola, Florida.

Padgett, G. B., D. Boquet, R. Schneider, and Myra Purvis. 2010. The Influence of Fungicides, Herbicides, and Water Stress and Their Interactions on Green Bean Syndrome in Soybean. Proceedings, Southern Soybean Disease Workers.

Padgett, G.B., Allen, T.W., Coker, C.M., Greer, A., and Purvis, M.A. 2009. The impact of strobilurin fungicides on disease development and yield in corn and cotton. Phytopathology 99:S98.

Padgett, G.B., Purvis, M.A., Hogan, A., and Hollier, C.A. 2009. The impact of timing and fungicides on soybean disease management. p. 3. In: Proceedings of the Southern Soybean Disease Workers 36rd Annual Meeting. March 11-12. Pensacola, Florida.

Padgett, Guy B., Lanclos, David Y., Purvis, Myra, Hollier, Clayton A. 2008. "Do foliar applications of fungicides benefit corn production in the Mid-South?", Proceedings APS Southern Division, http://www.apsnet.org/meetings/div/so08abs.asp

Erwin, T.L., R.M. Letlow, C. Overstreet, M.A. Purvis, and G.B. Padgett. 2008. Evaluating AVICTA, Aeris, and Kapam for nematode management in Louisiana cotton. pp. 326-329. In: Beltwide Cotton Conferences. Nashville, TN, January 8-11. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Purvis, M.A., and G.B. Padgett. 2008. Seed treatments: How effective are they for seedling disease management in Louisiana cotton. pp. 313-317. In: Beltwide Cotton Conferences. Nashville, TN, January 8-11. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Padgett, G.B., Purvis, M.A., Hogan, A., and Martin, S. 2007. The Impact of Asian Soybean Rust and Other Diseases on Soybean Treated with Selected Fungicides. Page 41 in: Proceedings, 2007 National Soybean Rust Symposium, Louisville, KY, Dec. 12-14, 2007.

Padgett, G.B., Purvis, M.A., and Garber, B.W. 2007. Foliar-applied fungicides for managing hardlock and foliar diseseses in cotton. p. 769. In: Proceedings 2007 Beltwide Cotton Conferences, National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Purvis, M.A., Padgett, G.B., and Leonard, B.R. 2007. The effects of the Southern Green Stinkbug (Nezara viridula L.) and fungicides on the development of hardlock in Louisiana cotton. 2007. pp. 177-180. In: Proceedings 2007 Beltwide Cotton Conferences, National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Padgett, G.B., Purvis, M.A., Martin, S., and Hollier, C.A. 2006. Fungicide evaluations for managing Asian soybean rust and other diseases affecting soybean. Page 54 in: Proceedings, 2006 National Soybean Rust Symposium, Nov. 29-Dec. 1, 2006.  St. Louis, MO.

Padgett, G.B., and Purvis, M.A. 2006. Peanut and disease evaluations on four peanut varieties grown in Louisiana. Amer. Res. And Ed. Society Proc.v. 38  p 28-29.

Padgett, G.B., Harrison, S.A., Colyer, P., Mascagni, H.J., Garber, B.W., and Purvis, M.A. 2006. Managing stripe rust in Louisiana: A new challenge. p. 19. In: 1st Proceedings of Louisiana Agricultural Science Association. April 6. LSUA, Alexandria, LA.

Padgett, G.B., Leonard, B.R., and Purvis, M.A. 2005. The influence of the southern green stink bug (Nezara viridula L.) and Topsin M WSB on hardlock incidence and severity in cotton. p. 179. In: Proceedings 2005 Beltwide Cotton Conferences, National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.

Padgett, G.B., Garber, B.C.W., and Purvis, M.A. 2005. Stripe rust: An emerging problem in Louisiana wheat. APS Southern Division. Little Rock, Arkansas, February 6-8, 2005.

Presentations (Posters)

  1. Price, M. A. Purvis, C. L. Robertson, G. B. Padgett, and R. W. Schneider.  2013.  Fungicide resistance in Cercospora kikuchii, a major pathogen of Louisiana soybean.  Proc. MSA-APS Joint Meeting.