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Alfredo Martinez

Extension Plant Pathologist-Turfgrass, Small Grains, NonLegume Forages
  • Plant Pathology
Mailing Address:
Griffin, CAES Campus
Shipping Address:
Griffin, CAES Campus

Academic Background

Ph.D., Plant Pathology, Montana State Univ,
Bozeman, MT, 1993
B.S., Agronomy & Plant Pathology, Universidad Agraria Antonio Narro, Mexico, 1985

Research Interests and Current Efforts  

Turfgrass (all commercial turfgrass, golf courses, lawn care, sod farms, sport fields), small grains (wheat, rye, barley oats, sorghum, pearl millet) and non-legume forage diseases

Recent Representative Publiciations

Publications

Book

Martinez-Espinoza, A. 2010. Manual para la Identificación y Control de Enfermedades de Céspedes (Identification and Control of Turfgrass Diseases Field Manual). National Spaniard Association of Greenkeepers. Zaragoza Spain. ISBN 978-84-614-4766-4. 97 pages.

Chapter in Book

Martinez-Espinoza, A. and K. Braman. 2011. Insect and Diseases of Turfgrasses. In: Georgia Master Gardener Handbook. Fonseca M.T. and Slage, K. L. (Eds). CES-Handbook 2.

Little, E., and Martinez-Espinoza, A. 2011. Basic Plant Pathology. In: Georgia Master Gardener Handbook. Fonseca M.T. and Slage, K. L. (Eds). CES-Handbook 2.

Journal Articles and Other Scientific Publications

Steketee, C., Martinez-Espinoza, A., Henry, G., Harris-Scultz, K., and Paul Raymer. 2016. Genotype-Isolate Interaction for Dollar Spot Resistance in Seashore Paspalum. HortScience 51:67-73.

Martinez-Espinoza, A., Little, E., Daly, T., and Vermeer, B. 2016. Identification and Management of Large Patch of Warm Season Grasses. University of Georgia Cooperative Extension, Circular C108 http://extension.uga.edu/publications/detail.cfm?number=C1088 .

Martinez-Espinoza, A.D., Youmans, J., Vermeer, C.B., and Buck, J.W. 2016. Evaluation of fungicides for control of stripe rust and Fusarium head blight of winter wheat in southwest Georgia, 2015. Plant Disease Management Reports PDMR 10:CF034.

Martinez-Espinoza, A.D. 2016. Efficacy of fungicides for control of dollar spot on Seashore paspalum in Georgia, 2013. PDMR’s Plant Disease Management Reports PDMR 10: T020

Martinez-Espinoza, A.D. 2016. Evaluation of fungicides for control of brown patch on creeping bentgrass in Georgia, 2013 Plant Disease Management Reports PDMR 10: T026

Martinez-Espinoza, A.D. 2016. Anthracnose control of creeping bentgrass in Georgia, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports PDMR 10: T023.

Martinez-Espinoza, A.D., and C.B. Vermeer. 2016. Evaluation of fungicides for control of anthracnose on creeping bentgrass in Georgia, 2014. Plant Disease Management Reports PDMR 10: T024

Martinez-Espinoza, A.D. 2016. Evaluation of fungicides for control of brown patch on creeping bentgrass in Georgia, 2014. Plant Disease Management Reports PDMR 10: T025

Martinez-Espinoza, A.D. 2016. Fungicide efficacy for control of dollar spot on seashore paspalum in Georgia, 2012. PDMR’s Plant Disease Management Reports PDMR 10: T021.

Martinez-Espinoza, A.D. 2016. Evaluation of fungicide efficacy for control of dollar spot on Seashore paspalum in Georgia, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports PDMR 10: T022.

Martinez-Espinoza, A.D., Youmans, J., Vermeer, C.B., and Buck, J.W. 2015. Evaluation of Fortix fungicides for control of leaf rust of winter wheat in southwest Georgia, 2014. PDMR 9:CF009.

Martinez-Espinoza, A.D., Youmans, J., Vermeer, C.B., and Buck, J.W. 2015. Evaluation of fungicides for management of leaf rust and Fusarium head blight of winter wheat in southwest Georgia, 2014. PDMR 9:CF008.

Martinez-Espinoza, A.D., Youmans, J., Vermeer, C.B., and Buck, J.W. 2015. Evaluation of Quilt, Priaxor and Twinline fungicides for management of leaf rust and Fusarium head scab on winter wheat in southwest Georgia, 2014. PDMR 9:CF007.

Martinez-Espinoza, A.D., Youmans, J., Vermeer, C.B., and Buck, J.W. 2015 Evaluation of fungicides for control of stripe rust of winter wheat in southwest Georgia, 2014. PDMR 9:CF006.

Martinez, A (Editor). 2015. Georgia Plant Disease Loss Estimates 2013. University of Georgia Cooperative Extension, Annual Publication 102-6. 21 pages

Martinez, A., Ethredge, R., Youmans, J., Vermeer, B., and Buck, J. 2015. Fusarium Head Blight (Scab) in Georgia. University of Georgia Cooperative Extension, Circular http://extension.uga.edu/publications/detail.cfm?number=C1066. 5 pages.

Martinez, A., Sawyer, A., Youmans, J., and Buck, J. 2014. Identification and Control of Leaf Rust of Wheat. University of Georgia Cooperative Extension, Circular C 1060. 7 pages.

Martinez, A., Kichler, J Youmans, J., and Buck, J. 2014. Identification and Control of Powdery Mildew of Wheat. University of Georgia Cooperative Extension, Circular C1059. 4 pages.

Martinez-Espinoza, A., Martinez-Uribe, O., and Kim, D. 2014. Tar Spot on Seashore Paspalum in Georgia. Golf Course Management. May 2014. Pages 82-84

Bauske, E.M., Furhman, N.E., Martinez-Espinoza, A.D., and Orellana, R. 2013. Use of Pictorial Evaluations to Measure Knowledge Gained by Hispanic Landscape Workers Receiving Safety Training. Journal of Extension  Vol. 51 (5) 5RIB3 http://www.joe.org/joe/2013october/rb3.php