The Borlaug CENTURY

March 2014
Progressive Farmer;Mar2014, Vol. 129 Issue 4, pPF-14
The article discusses the life of U.S. biologist Norman Borlaug, who won a Nobel Peace Prize for his work in agricultural biotechnology for the prevention of hunger. Topics include his commitment to fighting hunger, biotechnology such as disease- and pest-resistant varieties of seeds, and his work with the International Wheat Improvement Program, part of the International Center for the Improvement of Maize and Wheat. The article also mentions Borlaug's granddaughter, Julie Borlaug-Larson.


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