Tongyin Li

Tongyin Li

Associate Professor

Floriculture and Ornamental Horticulture

Mailing Address:
Box 9555
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Physical Address:
250 Dorman Hall
Mississippi State, MS 39762


  • Li, T., X. Zhao, G. Bi, T.C. Barickman, R.L. Harkess. 2022. Nitrogen fertigation rate and foliar urea spray affect plant growth, nitrogen, and carbohydrate status of Encore Azalea 'Chiffon' grown in alternative containers. Horticulturae 8(6):525.  Download
  • Zhang, Q., G. Bi, T. Li, Q. Wang, Z. Xing, J. Lecompte, and R.L. Harkess. 2022. Color shade nets affect plant growth and seasonal leaf quality of Camellia sinensis grown in Mississippi, the United States. Frontiers in Nutrition 9:1-13.  Download
  • Li, T., G. Lalk, G. Bi. 2021. Fertilization and pre-sowing seed soaking affect yield and mineral nutrients of ten microgreen species. Hortculturae 7(2):14. Download
  • Li, T., G. Lalk, J. Arthur, M. Johnson, G. Bi. 2021. Shoot production and mineral nutrients of five microgreens as affected by hydroponic substrate type and post-emergent fertilization. Horticulturae 7(6):129.  Download
  • Zhao, X., G. Bi, T. Li, R.L. Harkess, and E.K. Blythe. 2021. Nitrogen and phosphorus rates influence growth, flowering, and nutrient uptake in Iris germanica 'Immortality'. Horticultural Science and Technology 39(6):726-737. Download
  • Li, T., G. Bi, X. Zhao, R.L. Harkess, C. Scagel. 2020. Nitrogen fertilization, container type, and irrigation frequency affect mineral nutrient uptake of hydrangea. Water 12:1987. Download
  • Li, T., L. Geoffrey, Q. Zhang, G. Bi, R. L. Harkess. 2020. High-tunnel production of strawberries using black and red plastic mulches. Horticulturae 6(4):73.  Download
  • Zhang, Q., T. Li, Q. Wang, J. LeCompte, R. L. Harkess, G. Bi. 2020. Screening tea cultivars for novel climates: Plant growth and leaf quality of Camellia sinensis cultivars grown in Mississippi, United States. Frontiers in Plant Science 11:280. Download
  • Li, T., G. Bi, R. L. Harkess, E. K. Blythe. 2019. Mineral nutrient uptake of Encore Azalea 'Chiffon' affected by nitrogen, container, and irrigation frequency. HortScience 54(12):2240-2248.  Download
  • Li, T., G. Bi, R. L. Harkess, G. C. Denny, C. Scagel. 2019. Nitrogen fertilization and irrigation frequency affect hydrangea growth and nutrient uptake in two container types. HortScience 54(1):167-174. Download
  • Li, T., G. Bi. 2019. Container production of Southern highbush blueberries using high tunnels. HortScience 54(2):267-274. Download
  • Li, T., G. Bi, R. L. Harkess, G. C. Denny, E. K. Blythe, X. Zhao. 2018. Nitrogen rate, irrigation frequency, and container type affect plant growth and nutrient uptake of encore azalea 'Chiffon'. HortScience 53(4):560-566. Download
  • Li, T., G. Bi, J. S. Lecompte, T. C. Barickman, W. B. Evans. 2017. Effect of colored shadecloth on the quality and yield of lettuce and snapdragon. HortTechnology 27(6):860-867. Download
  • Zhao, X., G. Bi, R. L. Harkess, J. J. Varco, T. Li, E. K. Blythe. 2016. Nitrogen fertigation rates affect stored nitrogen, growth and blooming in iris germanica 'immortality'. HortScience 51(2):186-191. Download