The BASF RTP site is headquarters for the BASF North American Crop Protection Division, BASF Bioscience Research, BASF Global Insecticide Research and BASF Global Agricultural R&D. BASF Crop Protection markets a range of innovative crop protection materials and systems that enable growers to increase their cost efficiency as well as their crop yield potential. It also supplies a variety of innovative weed and pest control products used to solve problems in turf, ornamental, forestry and public health markets.