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Agricultural and veterinary sciences (for R&D data)

Definition
Agricultural sciences include: agriculture, forestry, and fisheries; animal and dairy science; veterinary science; agricultural biotechnology; and other agricultural sciences.
Source Definition
OECD (2015), Frascati Manual 2015: Guidelines for Collecting and Reporting Data on Research and Experimental Development.
Purpose
To break down R&D expenditure and personnel by fields of research and development.
Data Source
R&D surveys.

Sciences agricoles et vétérinaires (pour les données de R-D)

Définition
Les sciences agricoles comprennent : l’agriculture, la sylviculture et les pêches; les sciences de l’animal et du lait; les sciences vétérinaires; la biotechnologie agricole; et les autres sciences agricoles.
Source de la définition
OCDE. (2016), Manuel de Frascati 2015: Lignes directrices pour le recueil et la communication des données sur la recherche et le développement expérimental.
But
Ventiler les dépenses et le personnel de R-D par domaine de recherche et de développement.
Source de données
Enquêtes de R-D.

Ciencias agrícolas y veterinarias (para datos de I+D)

Definición
Agricultura, silvicultura y pesca; animales y lácteos; veterinaria; biotecnología agrícola; y otras ciencias agrícolas.
Fuente(s) de la definición
OCDE (2007), Nueva Clasificación de Campos de la Ciencia y la Tecnología en el Manual de Frascati.
Objetivo
Desglosar el gasto y el personal asignados a I+D por campos de la ciencia.
Fuente(s) de datos
Encuestas de I+D.