Research focus:


  • Environmental impacts of food production

  • Gesundheitsimplikationen von Lebensmitteln

  • Innovations in the agricultural sector: Precision Farming, breeding progress

  • Research project:


    • IMPAC3-project Legumes and legume intercropping

    • Dissertation topic:


      • The adoption of legumes in farmer and consumer settings - Facilitating an approach to the sustainability challenge

      • Teaching:


        • Module: The reputation of the seed industry

        • Selected publications:


          • Lemken, D., Spiller, A., Schulze-Ehlers, B., (2019) - More room for legume – Consumer acceptance of meat substitution with classic, processed and meat-resembling legume products - Appetite 143

          • Lemken, D., Kraus, K., Nitzko, S., Spiller, A. (2018) - Staatliche Eingriffe in die Lebensmittelwahl? – Welche klimapolitischen Instrumente unterstützt die Bevölkerung - GAIA (Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society) 27 (4)

          • Lemken, D., Spiller, A. and von Meyer-Höfer, M. (2017) - The case of legume-cereal crop mixtures in modern agriculture and the transtheoretical model of gradual adoption - Ecological Economics 137: 20-28