Definition of Borlaug, Norman Ernest in English:

Borlaug, Norman Ernest

Line breaks: Nor¦man Er¦nest Bor|laug
Pronunciation: /ˈbɔːlɔːɡ
( 1914–2009), American scientist, a central figure in the green revolution. He worked for many years on the improvement of wheat crops and the adaptation of new strains of wheat to parts of the world where it had not previously been grown. Nobel Peace Prize (1970).

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