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Norman E. Borlaug

Norman E. Borlaug

The Nobel Peace Prize 1970
The President's National Medal of Science 1988 - Biological Sciences 2004

Award: "For his success in breeding semi-dwarf, disease-resistant high-yield wheat and instructing farmers in its cultivation under harsh growing conditions, thus providing a new high-quality food source for millions of people around the world."

Biography

A Biographical Memoir by Ronald L. Phillips, National Academy of Sciences, biography 13 pages, 16 pages total.

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Name: Norman E. Borlaug
Birth: 25 March 1914, Cresco, IA, USA
Death: 12 September 2009, Dallas, TX, USA
Award: International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, Mexico City
Portion of Cash: 1/1
National Medal of Science:
Affiliation
: Texas A&M University, College Station, TX Title: Distinguished Professor of International Agriculture
Citation: "For his success in breeding semi-dwarf, disease-resistant high-yield wheat and instructing farmers in its cultivation under harsh growing conditions, thus providing a new high-quality food source for millions of people around the world."
Presented by President George W. Bush in a White House East Room ceremony on February 13, 2006. Biography
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