Video: The Famine Fighter's Last Battle

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Science  08 May 2009:
Vol. 324, Issue 5928, pp. 710
DOI: 10.1126/science.324_710b

An audio slideshow chronicles Norman Borlaug’s lifelong efforts to defeat a plant pathogen called stem rust. This fungus threatens wheat production, especially in the developing world. Narrated by Science reporter Erik Stokstad, the slideshow features interviews with Borlaug and other scientists about a new race of fungus and research to create resistant varieties of wheat.


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