Te-Ming Paul Tseng

Te-Ming Paul Tseng

Associate Professor

Weed Science

Mailing Address:
Box 9555
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Physical Address:
316 Dorman Hall
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Research/Extension Assignments:
  • Research program focused on cell and molecular biology, genetics, and physiology of weeds
  • Identifying molecular mechanisms of resistance to various herbicide mode of action
  • Studying the evolution and physiological characterization of herbicide-resistant weed species
  • Characterizing the genetic basis of competitive traits in weeds

  • PSS 4633/6633 Weed Biology and Ecology
  • PSS 8634 Environmental Fate of Herbicides
  • PSS 8724 Herbicide Physiology and Biochemistry


  • Shrestha, S., G. Sharma, S. Stallworth, E. Redoña, E., T. M. Tseng. 2022. Exploring the genetic diversity among weedy rice accessions differing in herbicide tolerance and allelopathic potential. Agriculture 14(1):44.  Download
  • Ayubov, M.S., T.M. Norov, S. Saha, P.T. Tseng, K.R. Reddy, J.N. Jenkins, I.Y. Abdurakhmonov, D.M. Stelly. 2021. Alteration of root and shoot morphologies by interspecific replacement of individual Upland cotton chromosome or chromosome segment pairs. Euphytica 217:154.  Download
  • Matte, W., R. S. Oliveira Jr., J. Constantin, R. R. Mendes, L. M. Padovese, T. M. Tseng. 2021. Bioindicators selection to monitoring pyroxasulfone mobility and persistence in soil. Journal of Research in Weed Science 4(2):142-150.  Download
  • McCurdy, J., N. Minaev, T. M. Tseng, D. Chesser, C. Barickman, M. Tomaso-Peterson. 2021. Fluxapyroxad + pyraclostrobin fungicide may hasten the establishment of post-harvest refrigerated ultradwarf bermudagrass plugs. Crop, Forage, & Turfgrass Management e20123.  Download
  • Minaev, N., M. Tomaso-Peterson, T. M. Tseng, G. D. Chesser, T. C. Barickman, J. D. McCurdy. 2020. Harvest aids for improved bermudagrass sod shelf-life and transplant success. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment 3(1):e20108.  Download
  • Schumaker, B. C., S. Stallworth, E. De Castro, M. G. Fuller, S. Shrestha, T. M. Tseng. 2020. Repeatable stair-step assay to access the allelopathic potential of weedy rice (Oryza sativa ssp.). Journal of Visualized Experiments e60764.  Download
  • Shrestha, S., G. Sharma, N. Burgos, T. M. Tseng. 2020. Competitive ability of weedy rice: Toward breeding weed-suppressive rice cultivars. Journal of Crop Improvement 34(4):455-469. Download
  • Stallworth, S., B. Schumaker, M. G. Fuller, T. M. Tseng. 2020. Consequences and mitigation strategies of biotic and abiotic stress in rice (Oryza sativa L.). In: A. Hossain (Ed.), Plant Stress Physiology, IntechOpen. Download
  • Yue, Z., N. Krishnan, T. M. Tseng. 2020. Antifeedant effect of sicklepod extract on soybean looper Chrysodeixis includens (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Mississippi Academy of Sciences Journal 65(3):293-300.
  • Yue, Z., T. M. Tseng. 2020. Historical use of radioisotopes in weed research. In: K. F. Mendes (Ed.), Radioisotopes in Weed Research, CRC Press.
  • Zangoueinejad, R., M. T. Alebrahim, T. M. Tseng. 2020. Absorption and translocation of dicamba in dicamba-tolerant wild tomato. Canadian Journal of Plant Sciences 101(1).  Download
  • Zangoueinejad, R., M. T. Alebrahim, T. M. Tseng. 2020. Molecular and physiological response to dicamba in dicamba-tolerant wild tomato. Mississippi Academy of Sciences Journal 65(3):358-374.
  • Bararpour, T., R. R. Hale, G. Kaur, B. Singh, T. M. Tseng, T. H. Wilkerson, C. D. Willett. 2019. Weed management programs in grain sorghum (sorghum bicolor). Agriculture 9(8):182. Download
  • Ghadyeh Zarrinabadi, I., J. Razmjoo, A. Abdali Mashhadi, H. Karimmojeni, T. M. Tseng. 2019. Irrigation effect on yield and desirable metabolites of pot marigold (Calendula officinalis L.) genotypes. Horticulture, Environment, and Biotechnology 60(4):467-478. Download
  • Khakzad, R., M. T. Alebrahim, A. Tobeh, M. Oveisi, R. Valiolahpor, T. M. Tseng. 2019. Effects of different management practices on Portulaca oleracea emergence in soyabean. Weed Research 59(4):279-287. Download
  • Majd, R., H. Chamanabad, E. Zand, M. Mohebodini, H. Khiavi, M. Alebrahim, T. M. Tseng. 2019. Evaluation of herbicide treatments for control of wild gladiolus (gladiolus segetum) in wheat. Applied Ecology and Environmental Research 17(3):5561-5570. Download
  • Shrestha, S., G. Sharma, N. R. Burgos, T. M. Tseng. 2019. Response of weedy rice (Oryza spp.) germplasm from Arkansas to glyphosate, glufosinate, and flumioxazin. Weed Science 67(3):303-310. Download
  • Soni, B., T. M. Tseng, Z. Yue. 2019. Identification and quantification of allelochemicals from selected sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.) cultivars. American Journal of Plant Sciences 10(12). Download
  • Tseng, T. M., S. Shrestha, J. D. McCurdy, E. Wilson, G. Sharma. 2019. Target-site mutation and fitness cost of acetolactate synthase inhibitorresistant annual bluegrass. HortScience 54(4):701-705.  Download
  • Zangoueinejad, R., M. T. Alebrahim, T. M. Tseng. 2019. Evaluation of auxin tolerance in selected tomato germplasm under greenhouse and field conditions. Weed Technology 33(6):815-822.  Download
  • Bararpour, T., N. E. Korres, N. R. Burgos, R. R. Hale, T. M. Tseng. 2018. Performance of Pinoxaden on the control of diclofop-resistant Italian ryegrass (Lolium perenne l. ssp. multiflorum) in winter wheat. Agriculture 8(7):114. Download
  • Bararpour, T., R. R. Hale, G. Kaur, J. A. Bond, N. R. Burgos, T. P. Tseng, T. H. Wilkerson and L. M. Lazaro. 2018. Comparison of herbicides for control of diclofop-resistant Italian ryegrass in wheat. Agriculture 8(9):135. Download
  • Begitschke, E. G., J. D. McCurdy, T. M. Tseng, T. C. Barickman, B. R. Stewart, C. M. Baldwin, M. P. Richard, J. K. Ward. 2018. Preemergence herbicide effects upon hybrid bermudagrass sprigged establishment and sod tensile strength. Agronomy Journal 110(6):2243-2249. Download
  • Begitschke, E. G., J. D. McCurdy, T. M. Tseng, T. C. Barickman, B. R. Stewart, C. M. Baldwin, M. P. Richard, M. Tomaso-Peterson. 2018. Preemergence herbicide effects on hybrid bermudagrass root architecture and establishment. HortScience 53(4):567-572. Download
  • Jervekani, M. T., H. Karimmojeni, J. Razmjo, T. M. Tseng. 2018. Common sage (Salvia officinalis L.) tolerance to herbicides. Industrial Crops and Products 121:46-53. Download
  • Kanapeckas, K. L., T. M. Tseng, C. C. Vigueira, A. Ortiz, W. C. Bridges, N. R. Burgos, A. J. Fischer, A. Lawton-Rauh. 2018. Contrasting patterns of variation in weedy traits and unique crop features in divergent populations of US weedy rice (Oryza sativa sp.) in Arkansas and California. Pest Management Science 74(6):1404-1415. Download
  • Rouse, C. E., N. Roma-Burgos, J. K. Norsworthy, T. M. Tseng, C. E. Starkey, R. C. Scott. 2018. Echinochloa resistance to herbicides continues to increase in Arkansas rice fields. Weed Technology 32(1):34-44. Download
  • Shrestha, S., S. Stallworth, T. M. Tseng. 2018. Weedy rice: Competitive ability, evolution, and diversity. In R. Maia and M. Campos (Eds.), Integrated View of Population Genetics, IntechOpen.  Download
  • Tseng, T. M., V. K. Shivrain, A. Lawton-Rauh, N. R. Burgos. 2018. Dormancy-linked population structure of weedy rice (Oryza sp.). Weed Science 66(3):331-339. Download
  • Yue, Z., T.-M. Tseng, M. A. Lashley. 2018. Characterization and deer-repellent property of chrysophanol and emodin from sicklepod weed. American Journal of Plant Sciences 9(2):266-280. Download
  • Alebrahim, M. T., R. Zangoueinejad, T. M. Tseng. 2017. Biochemical and molecular knowledge about developing herbicide-resistant weeds. Chapter 5 in Zvonko Pacanoski (Ed.), Herbicide Resistance in Weeds and Crops, IntechOpen. Download
  • Bevilacqua, C. B., S. Basu, A. Pereira, A., T.-M. Tseng, P. D. Zimmer, N. R. Burgos. 2015. Analysis of Stress-Responsive Gene Expression in Cultivated and Weedy Rice Differing in Cold Stress Tolerance. PloS one 10(7): e0132100. Download