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Te-Ming Paul Tseng

Te-Ming Paul Tseng

Assistant Professor

Weed Science

Mailing Address:
Box 9555
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Mailing 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 8724 Herbicide Physiology and Biochemistry


  • 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(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
  • 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