UK, UF Professors Team Up

UK horticulture professor Bob Geneve works with students in the greenhouse. Photo captured prior to COVID-19 pandemic. Photo by Matt Barton, UK Agricultural Communications.

The Kentucky Wildcats and the Florida Gators have been meeting on the football field since 1917, and the teams met again on October 2 at the University of Kentucky’s Kroger Field. Despite the athletic rivalry, the two land-grant universities share a common goal of preparing students for careers in agriculture, food production and natural resources and support professionals in those industries. In an effort to meet that goal, UK professor Bob Geneve and UF professor Sandra Wilson teamed up to continue a six-decade legacy: Hartmann and Kester’s Plant Propagation: Principles and Practices, the seminal reference textbook for plant science learners and experts. See the full story at