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Erik Draper

Erik Draper is a Commercial Horticulture Educator for The OSU Extension in Geauga County, located in Burton, Ohio.  One of Erik's major emphasis and specialties is to actively use teach, develop and refine all critical thinking skills necessary to diagnose biotic and abiotic plant disorders and phytoforensics.   As a commercial horticulture educator, Erik also conducts research in Wooster, Ohio on crabapples, evaluating the impact of multiple diseases, insects, bloom timing and duration on the overall impact on whole plant aesthetics.  Erik has written numerous articles regarding trees, plant diagnostics and sensible pruning for the American Nurseryman and Fine Gardening magazines.
Extension, Ohio State University , Chardon, Ohio, United States