Borlaug

Borlaug
/bawr"lawg, -log/, n.
Norman Ernest, born 1914, U.S. agronomist: Nobel peace prize 1970.

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  • Borlaug —   [ bɔːlɔːg] Norman Ernest, amerikanischer Agrarwissenschaftler, * Cresco (Iowa) 25. 3. 1914; machte sich besonders verdient um die Entwicklung von Hochertragreichsorten (Hochleistungssorten) von Weizen und Mais und schuf die Grundlagen für den… …   Universal-Lexikon

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  • Borlaug Dialogue — The Norman E. Borlaug International Symposium, commonly known as the Borlaug Dialogue, is an annual international symposium tackling the topic of global food security .[1] Past symposia have focused on the promises and challenges presented by… …   Wikipedia

  • Borlaug, Norman Ernest — ▪ American scientist born March 25, 1914, Cresco, Iowa, U.S.       American agricultural scientist, plant pathologist, and winner of the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1970. He was one of those who laid the groundwork of the so called Green Revolution …   Universalium

  • Borlaug CAST Communication Award — The Borlaug CAST Communication Award, formerly the Charles A. Black Award, is presented annually by the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) for outstanding achievement by a scientist, engineer, technologist, or other… …   Wikipedia

  • Borlaug , Norman Ernest — (1914–) American agronomist and plant breeder Borlaug was born in Cresco, Iowa, and graduated in forestry from Minnesota University in 1937, gaining his doctorate in plant pathology in 1941. He then spent three years with the Du Pont Chemical… …   Scientists

  • Borlaug — /bawr lawg, log/, n. Norman Ernest, born 1914, U.S. agronomist: Nobel peace prize 1970. * * * …   Universalium

  • Borlaug,Norman Ernest — Bor·laug (bôrʹlôg ), Norman Ernest. Born 1914. American agronomist. He won the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize for his attempts to overcome world hunger through advances in agriculture. * * * …   Universalium

  • Borlaug, Norman (Ernest) — born March 25, 1914, Cresco, Iowa, U.S. U.S. agricultural scientist and plant pathologist. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota. As a researcher with the Rockefeller Foundation in Mexico (1944–60), he developed strains of grain that …   Universalium

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