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The Agricultural Chemicals Division of ICI-US was formed in 1970 and is closely tied with Plant Protection Division (PPD) in England. PPD has world-wide responsibility for research, development and marketing of agricultural crop protection chemicals including herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, nematocides, plant growth regulators, and rodenticides. Past achievements have included 2,4-D, Paraquat, Diquat, and BHC, among others. Experimental compounds from the U.K. are evaluated and developed for the U.S. by the Biological Research Center at Goldsboro, N.C. Facilities on this 250 acre site include fully-equipped laboratories for the formulation, research, development, and residue departments. Field trials can be carried out on the associated farm and at research farmS in California, Florida, and Illinois; in addition to those arranged through universities and other groups and those conducted by regional ICI representatives.