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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."

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Norman Borlaug at 90. Date: March 29, 2004. Source: USDA, Wikimedia Commons.

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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.

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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.

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Norman Ernest Borlaug. Source US Govt., Wikimedia Commons.

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hoto University of Minnesota Department of Plant Pathology, Wikipedia.

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Wheat yields in Mexico, India and Pakistan, 1950 to 2004. Baseline is 500 kg/ha. Photo Brian0918, Wikipedia

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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 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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