Chris Martin

Faculty Head & Professor

  • 2107 Citations
  • 19 h-Index
1991 …2022
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Research Output 1991 2019

  • 2107 Citations
  • 19 h-Index
  • 34 Article
  • 4 Conference contribution
  • 2 Chapter
2019

Effects of natural and artificial shade on human thermal comfort in residential neighborhood parks of Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Colter, K. R., Middel, A. C. & Martin, C., Aug 1 2019, In : Urban Forestry and Urban Greening. 44, 126429.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

artificial shade
residential areas
shade
heat
Prosopis
2016

Effectiveness of hybrid South American mesquite in modifying landscape microclimates in an arid city

Martin, C., Feb 8 2016, XXIX International Horticultural Congress on Horticulture: Sustaining Lives, Livelihoods and Landscapes (IHC2014): V International Conference on Landscape and Urban Horticulture and International Symposium on Sustainable Management in the Urban Forest. International Society for Horticultural Science, Vol. 1108. p. 25-30 6 p. (Acta Horticulturae; vol. 1108).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Prosopis
granite
microclimate
lawns and turf
shade trees
2015
2 Citations (Scopus)

Review: Characterization and impact of supraoptimal root-zone temperatures in container-grown plants

Ingram, D. L., Ruter, J. M. & Martin, C., 2015, In : HortScience. 50, 4, p. 530-539 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

root zone temperature
container-grown plants
2014
186 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of urban form and design on mid-afternoon microclimate in Phoenix Local Climate Zones

Middel, A., Häb, K., Brazel, A. J., Martin, C. & Guhathakurta, S., Feb 2014, In : Landscape and Urban Planning. 122, p. 16-28 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

microclimate
climate
shading
village
air temperature
11 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling soil moisture, water partitioning, and plant water stress under irrigated conditions in desert Urban areas

Volo, T. J., Vivoni, E., Martin, C., Earl, S. & Ruddell, B. L., Oct 1 2014, In : Ecohydrology. 7, 5, p. 1297-1313 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

irrigated conditions
water stress
urban areas
deserts
partitioning
2013
67 Citations (Scopus)

Creating the park cool island in an inner-city neighborhood: Heat mitigation strategy for Phoenix, AZ

Declet-Barreto, J., Brazel, A. J., Martin, C., Chow, W. T. L. & Harlan, S., Sep 2013, In : Urban Ecosystems. 16, 3, p. 617-635 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

heat
mitigation
air
vegetation
surface temperature

Tree health in phoenix, Arizona, U.S.

Martin, C. & Stutz, J. C., Nov 2013, In : Arboriculture and Urban Forestry. 39, 6, p. 286-291 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mortality
pruning
tree crown
scald diseases
basins
2011
183 Citations (Scopus)

Ecosystem services and urban heat riskscape moderation: Water, green spaces, and social inequality in Phoenix, USA

Darrel Jenerette, G., Harlan, S., Stefanov, W. L. & Martin, C., Oct 2011, In : Ecological Applications. 21, 7, p. 2637-2651 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ecosystem service
cooling
vegetation
income
water
92 Citations (Scopus)

Observing and modeling the nocturnal park cool island of an arid city: Horizontal and vertical impacts

Chow, W. T. L., Pope, R. L., Martin, C. & Brazel, A. J., 2011, In : Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 103, 1, p. 197-211 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

modeling
cooling
inversion layer
temperature
microclimate
2010
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effects of frequent shearing on root growth and mycorrhizal colonization of two landscape shrubs

Martin, C., Whitcomb, S. A. & Stutz, J. C., Oct 2010, In : HortScience. 45, 10, p. 1573-1576 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pruning
Nerium oleander
root growth
shrubs
mycorrhizal fungi
2008
9 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of landscape mulches on desert landscape microclimates

Singer, C. K. & Martin, C., Jul 2008, In : Arboriculture and Urban Forestry. 34, 4, p. 230-237 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mulches
granite
mulch
microclimate
deserts
92 Citations (Scopus)

Efficient water use in residential urban landscapes

St. Hilaire, R., Arnold, M. A., Wilkerson, D. C., Devitt, D. A., Hurd, B. H., Lesikar, B. J., Lohr, V. I., Martin, C., McDonald, G. V., Morris, R. L., Pittenger, D. R., Shaw, D. A. & Zoldoske, D. F., Dec 2008, In : HortScience. 43, 7, p. 2081-2092 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

water
water supply
irrigation
public water supply
urban population
7 Citations (Scopus)

Socioeconomics drive urban plant diversity

Hope, D., Gries, C., Zhu, W., Fagan, W. F., Redman, C., Grimm, N., Nelson, A. L., Martin, C. & Kinzig, A., 2008, Urban Ecology: An International Perspective on the Interaction Between Humans and Nature. Springer US, p. 339-347 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

spatial variation
cultural influence
land use
urban ecosystem
ecological theory
2006
34 Citations (Scopus)

Drivers of spatial variation in plant diversity across the Central Arizona-Phoenix ecosystem

Hope, D., Gries, C., Casagrande, D., Redman, C., Grimm, N. & Martin, C., Feb 2006, In : Society and Natural Resources. 19, 2, p. 101-116 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

spatial variation
driver
ecosystem
desert
urban site
2005
14 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of parking lot location on size and physiology of four southwestern U.S. landscape trees

Celestian, S. B. & Martin, C., Jul 2005, In : Journal of Arboriculture. 31, 4, p. 191-197 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

parking
physiology
Ulmus parvifolia
Prosopis
chlorophyll
63 Citations (Scopus)

Microclimates in a desert city were related to land use and vegetation index

Stabler, L. B., Martin, C. & Brazel, A. J., Jun 23 2005, In : Urban Forestry and Urban Greening. 3, 3-4, p. 137-147 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

microclimate
vegetation index
deserts
desert
land use
197 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of human socioeconomic status and cultural characteristics on urban patterns of biodiversity

Kinzig, A., Warren, P., Martin, C., Hope, D. & Katti, M., 2005, In : Ecology and Society. 10, 1, 23.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

socioeconomic status
biodiversity
quality of life
urban planning
urbanization
2004
44 Citations (Scopus)

Interactive effects of temperature and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on growth, P uptake and root respiration of Capsicum annuum L.

Martin, C. & Stutz, J. C., Aug 2004, In : Mycorrhiza. 14, 4, p. 241-244 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Capsicum
Capsicum annuum
mycorrhizal fungi
Respiration
respiration
10 Citations (Scopus)

Irrigation and pruning affect growth water use efficiency of two desert-adapted shrubs

Stabler, L. B. & Martin, C., 2004, Acta Horticulturae. Vol. 638. p. 255-258 4 p. (Acta Horticulturae; vol. 638).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

pruning
water use efficiency
deserts
shrubs
irrigation
185 Citations (Scopus)
residential areas
socioeconomic status
vegetation
disturbance
socioeconomics
24 Citations (Scopus)

Rhizosphere, surface, and air temperature patterns at parking lots in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S

Celestian, S. B. & Martin, C., Jul 2004, In : Journal of Arboriculture. 30, 4, p. 245-252 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bitumen
parking
surface temperature
rhizosphere
air temperature
1 Citation (Scopus)

The relationship of homeowner practices and carbon acquisition potential of landscape plants to mesic and xeric designed southwest residential landscapes

Martin, C. & Stabler, L. B., Jan 14 2004, Acta Horticulturae. Vol. 630. p. 137-141 5 p. (Acta Horticulturae; vol. 630).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

homeowners
ornamental plants
carbon
landscaping
shrubs
8 Citations (Scopus)

Urban horticultural ecology: Interactions between plants, people and the physical environment

Martin, C. & Stabler, L. B., 2004, Acta Horticulturae. Vol. 639. p. 97-101 5 p. (Acta Horticulturae; vol. 639).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

ecology
plant ecology
quality of life
vegetation
aesthetics
2003

Effects of commercial parking lots on the size of six southwest landscape trees

Celestian, S. B. & Martin, C., 2003, Acta Horticulturae. Vol. 618. p. 125-129 5 p. (Acta Horticulturae; vol. 618).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ulmus parvifolia
Prosopis chilensis
bitumen
Pinus halepensis
aesthetics
76 Citations (Scopus)

Residential landscaping in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S. Practices and preferences relative to covenants, codes, and restrictions

Martin, C., Peterson, K. A. & Stabler, L. B., Jan 2003, In : Journal of Arboriculture. 29, 1, p. 9-17 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

homeowners
landscaping
homeowner
deserts
oases
445 Citations (Scopus)

Socioeconomics drive urban plant diversity

Hope, D., Gries, C., Zhu, W., Fagan, W. F., Redman, C., Grimm, N., Nelson, A. L., Martin, C. & Kinzig, A., Jul 22 2003, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 100, 15, p. 8788-8792 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ecosystem
Urbanization
Spatial Analysis
Drive
Economics
2002
mycorrhizal fungi
containers
Fungi
biogeography
plant growth
50 Citations (Scopus)

Plant gas exchange and water status in urban desert landscapes

Martin, C. & Stabler, L. B., Jun 2002, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 51, 2, p. 235-254 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gas exchange
deserts
desert
water
summer
2001
22 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of urban expansion on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal mediation of landscape tree growth

Stabler, L. B., Martin, C. & Stutz, J. C., 2001, In : Journal of Arboriculture. 27, 4, p. 193-202 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

urbanization
tree growth
root colonization
Acacia
desert
33 Citations (Scopus)

Geographic isolates of Glomus increase root growth and whole-plant transpiration of Citrus seedlings grown with high phosphorus

Fidelibus, M. W., Martin, C. & Stutz, J. C., 2001, In : Mycorrhiza. 10, 5, p. 231-236 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plant Transpiration
Citrus
Glomus
Seedlings
transpiration
2000
15 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungal communities on growth of 'Volkamer' lemon in continually moist or periodically dry soil

Fidelibus, M. W., Martin, C., Wright, G. C. & Stutz, J. C., Apr 28 2000, In : Scientia Horticulturae. 84, 1-2, p. 127-140 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Citrus limonia
fungal communities
inoculum
soil
mycorrhizal fungi
88 Citations (Scopus)

Patterns of species composition and distribution of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in arid regions of southwestern North America and Namibia, Africa

Stutz, J. C., Copeman, R., Martin, C. & Morton, J. B., 2000, In : Canadian Journal of Botany. 78, 2, p. 237-245 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glomus
Namibia
arid region
arid zones
mycorrhizal fungi
1999
35 Citations (Scopus)

Alterations in growth and crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM) activity of in vitro cultured cactus

Malda, G., Backhaus, R. A. & Martin, C., 1999, In : Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture. 58, 1, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cactaceae
Crassulacean acid metabolism
Acids
Growth
uptake mechanisms
1 Citation (Scopus)

Southwest home horticulture: Using video and the internet in the instruction of nonmajors

Martin, C. & Stutz, J. C., 1999, In : HortTechnology. 9, 3, p. 495-497 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

horticulture
Internet
students
Students
student
1996
63 Citations (Scopus)

Tomato growth in response to salinity and mycorrhizal fungi from saline or nonsaline soils

Copeman, R. H., Martin, C. & Stutz, J. C., 1996, In : HortScience. 31, 3, p. 341-344 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mycorrhizal fungi
tomatoes
salinity
saline soils
soil
1995
14 Citations (Scopus)

Growth and topological changes of Citrus limon (L.) Burm.f. Eureka' in response to high temperatures and elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide

Martin, C., Stutz, J. C., Kimball, B. A., Idso, S. B. & Akey, D. H., 1995, In : Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 120, 6, p. 1025-1031 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Citrus
Carbon Dioxide
Temperature
Growth
1994
8 Citations (Scopus)

Alterations in leaf morphology of two landscape shrubs in response to disparate climate and paclobutrazol

Martin, C., Sharp, W. P., Ruter, J. M. & Garcia, R. L., 1994, In : HortScience. 29, 11, p. 1321-1325 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

paclobutrazol
shrubs
climate
leaves
12 Citations (Scopus)

Growth of Argentine mesquite inoculated with vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi

Martin, C. & Stutz, J. C., 1994, In : Journal of Arboriculture. 20, 2, p. 134-139 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prosopis
mycorrhizal fungi
fungus
shoot growth
inoculation
1993
10 Citations (Scopus)

Element absorption and hydration potential of polyacrylamide gels

Martin, C., Ruter, J. M., Roberson, R. & Sharp, W. P., Mar 1 1993, In : Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 24, 5-6, p. 539-548 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

polyacrylamide
hydration
gel
gels
scanning electron microscopes
1991
5 Citations (Scopus)

Response of southern magnolia to supraoptimal root-zone temperatures

Martin, C., Ingram, D. L. & Jenks, M. A., 1991, In : Journal of Thermal Biology. 16, 5, p. 281-285 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magnolia grandiflora
Magnolia
root zone temperature
Temperature
temperature