Norman Borlaug, of the Green Revolution, has died

Nobel Winner Norman Borlaug Dies At 95
Norman Borlaug, the U.S. agricultural scientist who received the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize for developing high-yielding crops to prevent famine in the developing world, has died at age 95.

Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture

Article from New Scientist online from 9/18/09. A shorter piece is available here:

The New Scientist, Volume 203, Issue 2726, 16 September 2009, Page 7

doi: 10.1016/S0262-4079(09)62442-8