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Crop Protection and Biotechnology BASF Opens Research Center for Crop Protection and Biotechnology in the US

| Editor: Dominik Stephan

Go West: German chemical giant BASF has opened its reseacarch facility expansion in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA. The company has invested around US $ 33 million to enable further innovation in crop protection and plant biotechnology at the site...

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Crop research at BASF - The company's new facility in North Crolina includes 80,000 square feet of office, laboratory and greenhouse area.
Crop research at BASF - The company's new facility in North Crolina includes 80,000 square feet of office, laboratory and greenhouse area.
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Research Triangle Park, North Carolina/USA – “This expansion demonstrates BASF’s strong commitment to Agricultural Solutions and strengthens our research and development capabilities,” said Peter Eckes, President BASF Plant Science. The facilities include a climate-controlled greenhouse and laboratories for plant biotechnology research as well as a new environmentally-controlled insect production facility to expand insect control research.

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