Norman Borlaug

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Nobel prize medal.svg Norman Borlaug
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Borlaug speakin at the Ministerial Methodist Conference and Expo on Agricultural Science and Technology, Juin 2003
Born Norman Ernest Borlaug
Mairch 25, 1914(1914-03-25)
Cresco, Iowa, Unitit States
Died September 12, 2009(2009-09-12) (aged 95)[1]
Dallas, Texas, Unitit States
Ceetizenship Unitit States
Naitionality American
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Institutions
Alma mater Varsity o Minnesota (B.Sc., 1937) (Ph.D, 1942)
Thesis Variation and Variability in Fusarium Lini (1942)
Kent for
Notable awairds

Norman Ernest Borlaug (Mairch 25, 1914 – September 12, 2009)[3] wis an American biologist an humanitarian wha led initiatives warldwide that contreibutit tae the extensive increases in agricultural production termed the Green Revolution. Borlaug haes been awairdit multiple honours for his wirk, includin the Nobel Peace Prize, the Presidential Medal o Freedom an the Congressional Gowd Medal.

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  1. Swaminathan, M. S. (2009). "Obituary: Norman E. Borlaug (1914–2009) Plant scientist who transformed global food production". Nature. 461 (7266): 894–894. ISSN 0028-0836. doi:10.1038/461894a. 
  2. Phillips, R. L. (2013). "Norman Ernest Borlaug. 25 March 1914 -- 12 September 2009". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 59: 59–72. doi:10.1098/rsbm.2013.0012. 
  3. "Nobel Prize winner Norman Borlaug dies at 95". Associated Press. 13 September 2009. Archived frae the original on 17 September 2012. Retrieved 17 September 2012.