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RIP - Norman Borlaug - 1970 Nobel Peace Prize

  1. Sep 13, 2009 #1

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    Nobel Prize-winner Norman Borlaug has died at the age of 95 at his home in Dallas, Texas.
    http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=112791886

    Borlaug had a tremendous impact an agriculture applied to grains, particularly wheat, corn and rice. For his efforts to improve crop yields and eliminate famine, he won the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize.

    http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1970/index.html

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norman_Borlaug

    Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maíz y Trigo (International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center)
    http://www.cimmyt.org/index.htm [Broken]
    http://www.cimmyt.org/english/wps/media/farewellNEBorlaug.doc.pdf [Broken]

    http://www.cimmyt.org/english/wps/about/index.htm [Broken]
    http://www.cgiar.org/who/index.html [Broken]

    http://borlaug.tamu.edu/
     
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