Botanic Gardens Trust, Sydney, Australia

Tony Martin

Anthony Martin, BioTechCert, BioTechHigherCert, BAppSc(Riverina)

Honorary Research Associate


Current research projects

  • Member of 2016 Bicentenary Book Committee
  • Member of Margaret Flockton Award Committee
  • Participation in Oral History project - towards 2016
  • Member of Aviary Exhibition - researching the history of the aviary in the Garden from 1861 to 1939

Microscopy, Red Box Gallery


  • Pares, R.D., Gunn, L.V., Keskula, E.N., Martin, A.B. and Teakle, D.S. (1997) Occurrence of  passiflora latent carlavirus in cultivated and wild Passiflora species in Australia. Plant Disease 81:348-350.
  • Thomson, J.A. and Martin, A.B. (1996) Gnarled trichomes: an understudied character in Pteridium. American Fern Journal 86(2):36-51.
  • Harper, P.A.W., Healy, J.A., Dennis, J.A. and Martin, A.B. (1988)  Ultrastructural findings in citrullinaemia in Holstein Friesian calves. Acta Neuropathology. 76:306 310.
  • Nair, N.G. and Martin, A.B. (1987) Ultrastructure and development of sclerotia of Botritis  cinerea Pers in vitro. J. Phytopathology 119:52-63.
  • Fitzell, R.D., Pares, R.D. and Martin, A.B. (1985) Woodiness and dieback diseases of passionfruit. Agfact, Agdex 233/633, NSW Department of Agriculture.
  • Pares, R.D., Martin, A.B. and Fitzell, R.D. (1985) Virus induced tip necrosis of passionfruit (Passiflora edulis Sims). Australasian Plant Pathology 14:76-78.
  • Martin, A.B. (1984) Diseases of Pelagonium Sp. and inkweed (Phytolaca octandra) possibly caused by mycoplasma like organisms. Plant Disease Survey(1983-1984) Biology Branch, NSW Department of Agriculture. 
  • Pares, R.D. and Martin, A.B.[31] (1983) Passionfruit viruses in NSW. Plant Disease Survey (1982-1983) Biology Branch, NSW Department of Agriculture.
  • Pares, R.D., Martin, A.B. and Morrison, W. (1983) Rhabdovirus like particles in naturally infected Passiflora edulis. Australasian Plant Pathology 12:51-52.

Conference papers

  • Broadbent, P., Owen-Turner, J., Martin, A. B. and Indsto, J. Stem pitting of citrus by a strain of citrus tristeza virus exotic to Australian citrus. VII International Citrus Conference, Catania, Italy, 1992.
  • Broadbent, P., Owen-Turner, J., Indsto, J. and Martin, A.B. Orange stem pitting caused by an exotic strain of citrus tristeza virus. 8th Conference of the Australasian Plant Pathology Society, Sydney, 1991, abstract page 17.
  • Martin, A.B., Brlansky, R.H. and Broadbent, P. Intracellular localization of citrus tristeza virus using immunogold labelling. 8th Conference of the Australasian Plant Pathology Society, Sydney, 1991, abstract page 17.
  • Martin, A.B. Use of immuno gold labelling in the identification of plantviruses in thin section. Talk given at Plant Virology Workshop, Cradle Mountain, Tasmania, 1986.
  • Gerrettson Cornell, L., Martin, A.B., Doyle, S. and Colley, R. The importance of scanning electron microscopy in the study of actinomycetes. 8th Australian Conference on  Electron Microscopy, Brisbane, 1984, abstract page 57.
  • Martin, A.B. and Pares, R.D. The study of a virus complex in passionfruit. 8th Australian Conference on Electron Microscopy, Brisbane, 1984, abstract page 63.