Academic Papers

Aschenbruck, T., Esterhuizen, T., Padmanabha, M., Streif, S. (2020). Sustainability Analysis of Interconnected Food Production Systems via Theory of Barriers. In: Bd. 53, S. 15765–15770. Available online

Baganz, GFM, Junge, R., Portella, MC, et al. (2021). The aquaponic principle — It is all about coupling. Reviews in Aquaculture; 00: 1– 13.

Büth, L., Juraschek, M.,Cerdas Marin, J. F., Herrmann, C. (2020). Life cycle inventory modelling framework for symbiotic and distributed agricultural food production systems. Procedia CIRP. 90. 256-261. 10.1016/j.procir.2020.01.097.

Dannehl, D., Schwend, T., Veit, D., Schmidt, U. (2021). Increase of Yield, Lycopene, and Lutein Content in Tomatoes Grown Under Continuous PAR Spectrum LED Lighting. Frontiers in Plant Science 12. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2021.611236.

Dannehl, D., Schwend, T., Veit, D., Schmidt, U. (2021). LED versus HPS Lighting: Effects on Water and Energy Consumption and Yield Quality in Lettuce Greenhouse Production. Sustainability, 13(15), 8651.

Dannehl, D., Kläring, H.-P., Schmidt, U. (2022). Light-Mediated Reduction in Photosynthesis in Closed Greenhouses Can Be Compensated for by CO2 Enrichment in Tomato Production. Plants, 10, 2808.

Dietze, V. & Feindt, P. (2022). Institutioneller Rahmen für modulare bio-basierte Produktionssysteme im urbanen Raum. Hemmnisse und Förderfaktoren für die Entwicklung und Implementierung. 10.22004/ag.econ.317060.

Gebauer, R., Shaw, C., Monsees, H., Lehmann, L., Rennert, B., Mráz, J., Kloas, W. (2020). Nitrogen recovery in a decoupled aquaponic system with lamellar settler and trickling biofilter: implications for system management with proposal for a new extended definition of aquaponics. Journal Cleaner Production. (submitted)

Herrmann, C., Büth, L., Juraschek, M., Abraham, T., Schäfer, L. (2020). Application of biological transformation to foster positive urban production. Procedia CIRP. 90. 2-9. 10.1016/j.procir.2020.02.138. 

Mennenga, M., Büth, L., Cerdas Marin, J. F., Herrmann, C. (2020). Synthetic emergence as a functional unit for the environmental assessment of a system of systems. Procedia CIRP. 90. 393-398. 10.1016/j.procir.2020.01.062.

Mempel, H., Jüttner, I., Wittmann, S. (2021). The potentials of Indoor Farming for plant production. Automatisierungstechnik 69 (4). S. 287-296.

Meyer, P., Förster, N., Huyskens‐Keil, S., Ulrichs, C., Geilfus, C‐M. (2021). Phenolic compound abundance in Pak choi leaves is controlled by salinity and dependent on pH of the leaf apoplast. Plant‐Environment Interactions. 2: 36– 44.

Padmanabha, M., Beckenbach, L., Streif, S. (2020). Model Predictive Control of a Food Production Unit: A Case Study for Lettuce Production. In:, Bd. 53, S. 15771–15776. Available online

Padmanabha, M., Kobelski, A., Hempel, A.-J., Streif, S. (2020). A comprehensive dynamic growth and development model of Hermetia illucens larvae. In: PLOS ONE. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0239084.

Padmanabha, M., Streif, S. (2019). Design and Validation of a Low Cost Programmable Controlled Environment for Study and Production of Plants, Mushroom, and Insect Larvae. Applied Sciences 9 (23). DOI: 10.3390/app9235166.

Shaw, C., Knopf, K., Kloas, W. (2022). Fish Feeds in Aquaponics and Beyond: A Novel Concept to Evaluate Protein Sources in Diets for Circular Multitrophic Food Production Systems. Sustainability, 14, 4064.

Wittmann, S., Jüttner, I., Mempel, H. (2020). Indoor Farming Marjoram Production—Quality, Resource Efficiency, and Potential of Application. Agronomy 10 (11), S.1769.

Wittmann, S., Jüttner, I., Spence, M., Mempel, H. (2021). Indoor Vertical Farming: konsequente Weiterentwicklung des geschützten Anbaus. In: Frerichs, Ludger (Hrsg.): Jahrbuch Agrartechnik 2020. Braunschweig: Institut für mobile Maschinen und Nutzfahrzeuge. 2021. S. 1-15.

Yakti, W., Schulz, S., Marten, V., Mewis, I., Padmanabha, M., Hempel, A.-J., Kobelski, A., Streif, S., Ulrichs, C. (2022). The Effect of Rearing Scale and Density on the Growth and Nutrient Composition of Hermetia illucens (L.) (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) Larvae. Sustainability, 14, 1772.


Bilacon Presentation „Indoor Farming – ein Weg in die Zukunft!?“, Online Seminar, Nov. 24 2020.

2nd place MSE Symposium: Presentation on "Optimize efficiency - Indoor Farming" (by Sabine Wittmann), July 2020.

Wittmann, S., Mempel, H. (Vortrag DGG) – Steigerung der Energieeffizienz mit Fokus auf Belichtungsstrategien

Conference Contribution

24-25 May 2019, Baku, Azerbaijan; Khazar University
2nd International Conference ONE HEALTH: PROBLEMS & SOLUTIONS
(Christian Ulrichs, Christine Werthmann, Amir Gharibashgi, Uwe Schmidt, Dennis Dannehl & Inga Mewis)
Ensuring safe food supply systems through effective and responsible management of natural resources
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