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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

Norman E. Borlaug

Title: Distinguished Professor of International Agriculture
Affiliation:   Texas A&M University
    College Station, Texas USA
Gender:   Male

Year Deceased:   2009
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Award Discipline:   Biological Sciences
Award Year:   2004
Citation:   "For his success in breeding semi-dwarf, disease-resistant high-yield wheat and instructing farmers in its cultivation under harsh growing conditions, thus providing a new high-quality food source for millions of people around the world."
    Presented by President George W. Bush in a White House East Room ceremony on February 13, 2006.
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Nobel Laureate:   Peace, 1970

 

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