This group covers R&D directed towards improving the characteristics, propagation and growing of horticultural crops.
- fruit, vegetables and nuts;
- ornamental plants, nursery plants and Australian and New Zealand native plants.
This group has sixteen objectives:
820202 Berry Fruit (excl. Kiwifruit)
820203 Citrus Fruit
820207 Mushrooms and Truffles
820209 Ornamentals, Natives, Flowers and Nursery Plants
820210 Pome Fruit, Pip Fruit
820211 Stone Fruit
820212 Table Grapes
820213 Tree Nuts (excl. Almonds and Macadamias)
820214 Tropical Fruit
820299 Horticultural Crops not elsewhere classified
a) Wine grapes are included in Group 8203 Industrial Crops.
b) Harvesting and packing of fresh fruits and vegetables is included in Group 8206 Harvesting and Packing of Plant Products.
c) Management of environmental impacts from production of horticultural crops is included in Group 8298 Environmentally Sustainable Plant Production.
d) Manufacture of any processed products from horticultural plants is included in Division 86 Manufacturing.
e) Operation of irrigation systems is included in Group 9004 Water and Waste Services.