Harrar, J. George (Jacob George), 1906-1982

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J. George Harrar (1906-1982), generally regarded as the father of the "Green Revolution," was a plant pathologist who formed and headed the Rockefeller Foundation's pioneering agricultural assistance proghram in Mexico from 1942 to 1952. He later served the Rockefeller Foundation as Deputy Director for Agriculture (1952-1955), Director of Agriculture (1955-1959), Vice-President (1959-1961), and President (1961-1972).

From the description of Papers, 1958-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154270422

Foundation executive.

From the description of Reminiscences of J. George Harrar : oral history, 1972-1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309737022

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referencedIn Harrar, Ellwood S. (Ellwood Scott). Ellwood S. Harrar papers, 1928-1975. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Torrey, John, 1796-1873. John Torrey papers, 1768-1871. New York State Historical Documents (Albany, N.Y.)
creatorOf Harrar, J. George (Jacob George), 1906-1982. Papers, 1958-1965. Rockefeller Archive Center, Rockefeller University, Pocantico Hills
referencedIn Harrar, J. George (Jacob George), 1906-1982. Reminiscences of J. George Harrar : oral history, 1972-1977. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Torrey, John, 1796-1873. John Torrey papers 1768-1871. New York Botanical Garden, The LuEsther T. Mertz Library
creatorOf Harrar, J. George (Jacob George), 1906-1982. Reminiscences of J. George Harrar : oral history, 1972-1977. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
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associatedWith Daum, Raymond L., person
associatedWith Harrar, Ellwood S. (Ellwood Scott) person
associatedWith Harrar, J. George (Jacob George), 1906-1982. person
associatedWith Madow, Pauline, person
associatedWith Rockefeller Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Torrey, John, 1796-1873. person
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Developing countries
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Agriculture
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Green Revolution
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Birth 1906

Death 1982

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