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|Born||March 25, 1914|
|Died||September 12, 2009 (95 years)|
Norman Borlaug (March 25, 1914 – September 12, 2009) was an American scientist. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970. His area of work has been making a larger food supply for the world. He did this by making smaller wheat plants that also were less likely to get diseases. He was born in Cresco, Iowa.
Borlaug died of lymphoma at the age of 95, on September 12, 2009, in his Dallas home.
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Wheat yields in Mexico, India and Pakistan, 1950 to 2004. Baseline is 500 kg/ha.
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