This group covers R&D directed towards environmentally sustainable production of plants and plant primary products by minimising the generation of emissions and waste and by reducing or optimising the consumption of water and other natural resources.
This group has six objectives:
829801 Management of Gaseous Waste from Plant Production (excl. Greenhouse Gases)
829802 Management of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Plant Production
829803 Management of Liquid Waste from Plant Production (excl. Water)
829804 Management of Solid Waste from Plant Production
829805 Management of Water Consumption by Plant Production
829899 Environmentally Sustainable Plant Production not elsewhere classified
a) Minimisation of input waste (other than water and energy) is to be categorised according to the objective that benefits from the improvement of input use.
b) Waste handling services such as collection, storage, recycling and disposal provided by local councils or private or non-profit waste management enterprises are included in Group 9004 Water and Waste Services.
c) Air quality; control of pests, diseases and exotic species; ecosystem assessment and management; flora, fauna and biodiversity; land and water management; rehabilitation of degraded areas; remnant vegetation and conservation areas; soils; and natural hazards in agricultural environments are included in Division 96 Environment.