Misha Kwasniewski, Ph.D.

Misha Kwasniewski, Ph.D.

  • Associate Research Professor of Food Science
326 Rodney A. Erickson Food Science Building
University Park, PA 16802

Areas of Expertise

  • Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry
  • Production of Wine, Beer, and Cider
  • Plant Derived Metabolites


Foliar urea applications to apple trees increase yeast assimilable nitrogen, amino acids, and flavor volatiles in fruit and hard cider
Journal of Agriculture and Food Research, Cook, Brittany S., Brown, Michael G., Lin, Yanxin, Kwasniewski, Misha T., Ac-Pangan, Marlon F., Stewart, Amanda C., Peck, Gregory M., 2024

Zinc biofortification via fertigation using alternative zinc sources and concentration levels in pea, radish, and sunflower microgreens
Scientia Horticulturae, Poudel, Pradip, Connolly, Erin L., Kwasniewski, Misha, Lambert, Joshua, Di Gioia, Francesco, 2024

Characterization of the Volatile Composition of Fermented Ciders Made From Dessert Apple Cultivars With and Without Maceration
Journal of the American Society of Brewing Chemists, Lin, Yanxin, Warmund, Michele R., Kwasniewski, Misha T., 2024

Grapevine scion gene expression is driven by rootstock and environment interaction
BMC Plant Biology, Harris, Zachary N., Pratt, Julia E., Kovacs, Laszlo G., Klein, Laura L., Kwasniewski, Misha T., Londo, Jason P., Wu, Angela S., Miller, Allison J., 2023

Performance of ‘Chambourcin’ Winegrape on 10 Different Root Systems in Southern Missouri, USA
HortTechnology, Bozzolo, Arianna, Thomas, Andrew L., Harris, Jackie L., Liu, Connie, Kwasniewski, Misha, Striegler, R. Keith, 2023

X-ray imaging of 30 year old wine grape wood reveals cumulative impacts of rootstocks on scion secondary growth and Ravaz index
Horticulture Research, Migicovsky, Zoë, Migicovsky, Zoe, None, Quigley, Michelle, Mullins, Joey, Ali, Tahira, Swift, Joel, Agasaveeran, Anita, Dougherty, Joseph, Grant, Brendan, Korkmaz, Ilayda, Malpeddi, Maneesh, McNichol, Emily L., Kwasniewski, Misha, Sharp, Andrew W., Harris, Jackie L., Hopkins, Danielle R., Jordan, Lindsay M., Striegler, R. Keith, Dowtin, Asia L., Stotts, Stephanie, Cousins, Peter, Chitwood, Daniel H., 2023

Temporal and environmental factors interact with rootstock genotype to shape leaf elemental composition in grafted grapevines
Plant Direct, Harris, Zachary, Pratt, Julia, Bhakta, Niyati, Frawley, Emma, Klein, L, Kwasniewski, Misha T., Migicovsky, Zoë, Miller, Allison, 2022

Increases in vein length compensate for leaf area lost to lobing in grapevine
American Journal of Botany, Migicovsky, Zoë, Swift, Joel, Helget, Zachary, Klein, L, Ly, Anh, Maimaitiyiming, Matthew, Woodhouse, Karoline, Fennell, Anne, Kwasniewski, Misha, Miller, Allison, Cousins, Peter, Chitwood, Daniel, 2022

Generating Novel Aroma Phenotypes Using Commercial Wine Samples to Characterize an F1 Population
Frontiers in Plant Science, Awale, Mani, Liu, Connie, Kwasniewski, Misha T., 2022

Evaluation of Selected Photoperiod Sensitive CBD Hemp Genetic Resources in Pennsylvania
HORTSCIENCE, Di Gioia, Francesco, None, Morrison, Ben, Johnson, Trevor, Bengyella, L, Kwasniewski, Misha, Snyder, Krystal, Kaminski, J, Collins, A, 2022

Multi-dimensional leaf phenotypes reflect root system genotype in grafted grapevine over the growing season
GigaScience, Harris, Zachary, Awale, Mani, Bhakta, Niyati, Chitwood, Daniel, Fennell, Anne, Frawley, Emma, Klein, L, Kovacs, Laszlo, Kwasniewski, Misha, Londo, Jason, Ma, Qin, Migicovsky, Zoë, Swift, Joel, Miller, Allison, 2021

Early detection of plant viral disease using hyperspectral imaging and deep learning
Sensors, Nguyen, Canh, Sagan, Vasit, Maimaitiyiming, Matthew, Maimaitijiang, Maitiniyazi, Bhadra, Sourav, Kwasniewski, Misha T., 2021

Grapevine microbiota reflect diversity among compartments and complex interactions within and among root and shoot systems
Microorganisms, Swift, Joel F., Hall, Megan E., Harris, Zachary N., Kwasniewski, Misha T., Miller, Allison J., 2021

Leveraging very-high spatial resolution hyperspectral and thermal UAV imageries for characterizing diurnal indicators of grapevine physiology
Remote Sensing, Maimaitiyiming, Matthew, Sagan, Vasit, Sidike, Paheding, Maimaitijiang, Maitiniyazi, Miller, Allison J., Kwasniewski, Misha, 2020

Modeling Early Indicators of Grapevine Physiology Using Hyperspectral Imaging and Partial Least Squares Regression (PLSR), Maimaitiyiming, Matthew, Maimaitijiang, Maitiniyazi, Sidike, Paheding, Sagan, Vasit, Migicovsky, Zoe, Chitwood, Daniel H., Cousins, Peter, Dokoozlian, Nick, Miller, Allison J., Kwasniewski, Misha, 2020

Rootstock effects on scion phenotypes in a ‘Chambourcin’ experimental vineyard
Horticulture Research, Migicovsky, Zoë, Harris, Zachary N., Klein, Laura L., Li, Mao, McDermaid, Adam, Chitwood, Daniel H., Fennell, Anne, Kovacs, Laszlo G., Kwasniewski, Misha, Londo, Jason P., Ma, Qin, Miller, Allison J., 2019

Dual activation function-based Extreme Learning Machine (ELM) for estimating grapevine berry yield and quality
Remote Sensing, Maimaitiyiming, Matthew, Sagan, Vasit, Sidike, Paheding, Kwasniewski, Misha T., 2019

Leaf removal effects on cabernet franc and petit verdot: Ii. grape carotenoids, phenolics, and wine sensory analysis
American Journal of Enology and Viticulture, Hickey, Cain C., Kwasniewski, Misha T., Wolf, Tony K., 2018

Rootstock effects on scion phenotypes in a 'Chambourcin' experimental vineyard
bioRxiv, Migicovsky, Z., Harris, Z., Klein, L., Li, M., McDermaid, A., Kwasniewski, Misha, 2018

Comparison of Two Adsorbent Based de-Bittering Procedures for Neem (Azadirachta indica A. Juss) Tea- Effect on Polyphenols, Anti-Oxidant Capacity, Color and Volatile Profile
Plant Foods for Human Nutrition, Datta, Abhinandya, Grün, Ingolf U., Kwasniewski, Misha T., Fernando, Lakdas N., 2017

Early detection of plant physiological responses to different levels of water stress using reflectance spectroscopy
Remote Sensing, Maimaitiyiming, Matthew, Ghulam, Abduwasit, Bozzolo, Arianna, Wilkins, Joseph L., Kwasniewski, Misha T., 2017

Sensory attributes of juice from North American-grown elderberry cultivars
Hortscience: A Publication of the American Society for Hortcultural Science, Warmund, Michele, Kwasniewski, Misha, Elmore, Janelle, Thomas, Andrew, Adhikari, Koushik, 2016

Mutations in jasmonoyl-L-isoleucine-12-hydroxylases suppress multiple JA-dependent wound responses in Arabidopsis thaliana
BBA - Specialised Section On Lipids and Related Subjects, Poudel, Arati N., Zhang, Tong, Kwasniewski, Misha, Nakabayashi, Ryo, Saito, Kazuki, Koo, Abraham J., 2016

Persistence of elemental sulfur spray residue on grapes during ripening and vinification
American Journal of Enology and Viticulture, Kwasniewski, Misha T., Sacks, Gavin L., Wilcox, Wayne F., 2014