TITLE

Norman Borlaug: The Man Who Taught People To Feed Themselves

AUTHOR(S)
Hilse, Audra
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Objective Standard: A Journal of Culture & Politics;Spring2010, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p69
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Biography
ABSTRACT
The article offers a biography of geneticist and plant pathologist Norman Borlaug of Iowa. Borlaug's discovery of methods for producing healthier and faster-growing wheat and other grains has gained him the Nobel Peace Prize. He was born on March 25, 1914, earned his degree in forestry at the University of Minnesota in 1937 and decided to become a plant pathologist after he attended a lecture by Dr. E. C. Stakman.
ACCESSION #
50302395

 

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