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."
Norman Borlaug at 90. Date: March 29, 2004. Source: USDA, Wikimedia Commons.
Nigerian exchange students meet Nobel Prize winner Dr. Norman Borlaug (third from right) at the World Food Prize International Symposium, 2003. Source: USDA, Wikimedia Commons.
President George W. Bush congratulates Dr. Norman Borlaug during the Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony honoring the doctor's efforts to combat hunger Tuesday, July 17, 2007, at the U.S. Capitol. Author: Chris Greenberg. Source: Executive Office of US President, Wikimedia Commons.
Norman Ernest Borlaug. Source US Govt., Wikimedia Commons.
hoto University of Minnesota Department of Plant Pathology, Wikipedia.
Wheat yields in Mexico, India and Pakistan, 1950 to 2004. Baseline is 500 kg/ha. Photo Brian0918, Wikipedia
Locations of Norman Borlaug's research stations in Mexico. Photo CIA, Wikipedia.
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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 – Biological Sciences 2004. Distinguished Professor of International Agriculture:
Affiliation: Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
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