Publikationen CUBES Circle


Padmanabha, M., Kobelski, A., Hempel, A.-J., Streif, S. (2023). Modelling and optimal control of growth, energy, and resource dynamics of Hermetia illucens in mass production environment. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, (206).


Baganz, G. F. M., Junge, R., Portella, M. C., Goddek, S., Keesman, K. J., Baganz, D., Staaks, G., Shaw, C., Lohrberg, F., & Kloas, W. (2022). The aquaponic principle—It is all about coupling. Reviews in Aquaculture14(1), 252–264.

Jones, J. J., Huang, S., Hedrich, R., Geilfus, C., & Roelfsema, M. R. G. (2022). The green light gap: A window of opportunity for optogenetic control of stomatal movement. New Phytologist, nph.18451.

Khatib, M. A., Hempel, A.-J., Padmanabha, M., & Streif, S. (2022). Centralized optimization of resource routing in interconnected food production units with harvesting events*. IFAC-PapersOnLine55(7), 322–327.

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. Sustainability14(7).

Shaw, C., Knopf, K., & Kloas, W. (2022). Toward Feeds for Circular Multitrophic Food Production Systems: Holistically Evaluating Growth Performance and Nutrient Excretion of African Catfish Fed Fish Meal-Free Diets in Comparison to Nile Tilapia. Sustainability14(7).

Vollmer, A., Geilfus, C.-M., Nerlich, A., & Dannehl, D. (2022). Saving CO2 Emissions by Reusing Organic Growing Media from Hydroponic Tomato Production as a Source of Nutrients to Produce Ethiopian Kale (Brassica carinata). Sustainability14(18).

Wittmann, S., Jüttner, I., & Mempel, H. (2022). Simplified energy modeling to investigate the effect of lighting strategies on the energy efficiency of container indoor farms [Pdf]. 7 pages.

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. Sustainability14(3), 1772.


Dannehl, D., Kläring, H.-P., & Schmidt, U. (2021). Light-Mediated Reduction in Photosynthesis in Closed Greenhouses Can Be Compensated for by CO2 Enrichment in Tomato Production. Plants10(12).

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. Sustainability13(15).

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 Science12, 611236.

Dietze, V., Feindt, P., Dietze, V., & Feindt, P. (2021). Institutioneller Rahmen für modulare bio-basierte Produktionssysteme im urbanen Raum. Hemmnisse und Förderfaktoren für die Entwicklung und Implementierung.

Mempel, H., Jüttner, I., & Wittmann, S. (2021). The potentials of indoor farming for plant production. at - Automatisierungstechnik69, 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 Interactions2(1), 36–44.

Wittmann, S., Jüttner, I., Spence, M., & Mempel, H. (2021). Indoor Vertical Farming: Konsequente Weiterentwicklung des geschützten Anbaus. Jahrbuch Agrartechnik 202032, 2020.


Aschenbruck, T., Esterhuizen, W., Padmanabha, M., & Streif, S. (2020). Sustainability Analysis of Interconnected Food Production Systems via Theory of Barriers. IFAC-PapersOnLine53(2), 15765–15770.

Büth, L., Juraschek, M., Cerdas, F., & Herrmann, C. (2020). Life cycle inventory modelling framework for symbiotic and distributed agricultural food production systems. Procedia CIRP90, 256–261.

Herrmann, C., Büth, L., Juraschek, M., Abraham, T., & Schäfer, L. (2020). Application of biological transformation to foster positive urban production. Procedia CIRP90, 2–9.

Mennenga, M., Büth, L., Cerdas, F., & Herrmann, C. (2020). Synthetic emergence as a functional unit for the environmental assessment of a system of systems. Procedia CIRP90, 393–398.

Padmanabha, M., Beckenbach, L., & Streif, S. (2020). Model Predictive Control of a Food Production Unit: A Case Study for Lettuce Production. IFAC-PapersOnLine53(2), 15771–15776.

Padmanabha, M., Kobelski, A., Hempel, A.-J., & Streif, S. (2020). A comprehensive dynamic growth and development model of Hermetia illucens larvae. PLOS ONE15(9), 1–25.

Wittmann, S., Jüttner, I., & Mempel, H. (2020). Indoor Farming Marjoram Production—Quality, Resource Efficiency, and Potential of Application. Agronomy10(11).


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 Sciences9(23).