Feeding a Hungry World

  title={Feeding a Hungry World},
  author={Norman E. Borlaug},
  pages={359 - 359}
  • N. Borlaug
  • Published 19 October 2007
  • Economics
  • Science
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  • R. Phillips
  • Medicine
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