Borlaug, Norman E. (1914-2009) | Nordic

Name: Borlaug, Norman E. (1914-2009)
Fuller Form: Borlaug, Norman Ernest

Historical Note: Grew up in Cresco, Iowa; received his Doctor of philosophy in plant pathology from the University of Minnesota, 1942; worked for the U.S. Forest service, DuPont fungicide testing laboratory, and in Mexico at the International maize and wheat improvement center; recipient of the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize.