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13 Sep

Norman Borlaug Dead

The father of the “green revolution”


MATT CURRY and BETSY BLANEY | 09/13/09 08:21 AM | AP

Norman Borlaug, visiting professor at Texas A&M University, and the 1970 Nobel Prize recipient, looks over some sorghum tests in this Oct. 30, 1996 file photo taken in one of A&M’s teaching greenhouses, in College Station, Texas. The Nobel Prize-winning agricultural scientist has died in Texas at age 95. Texas A&M University spokeswoman Kathleen Phillips said Borlaug died just before 11 p.m. Saturday Sept. 12, 2009 at his home in Dallas. Known as the father of the “green revolution,” Borlaug won the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in combating world hunger. (AP Photo/Bill Meeks, File)

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