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Norman Borlaug

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Norman Borlaug
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BornMarch 25, 1914
DiedSeptember 12, 2009 (95 years)

Norman Borlaug (March 25, 1914 – September 12, 2009)[1] was an American scientist. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970. His area of work has been making a larger food supply for the world. He did this by making smaller wheat plants that also were less likely to get diseases. He was born in Cresco, Iowa.

Borlaug died of lymphoma at the age of 95, on September 12, 2009, in his Dallas home.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Nobel Prize winner Norman Borlaug dies at 95".
  2. Associated Press in Dallas (2009-09-13). "Norman Borlaug, the Nobel winner who fed the world, dies aged 95". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 2009-09-15.