R&D Thrusts and Programs

The university R&D Agenda and Programs includes an array of researchable areas/activities along the eight fields of science: agriculture, business and economics, industry and energy, education, fisheries, health, forestry, and environment.


Research Title Duration
Economic Analysis of the Ripple Effects of the Establishment of a Commercial Center: The Case of the Valdez Center2018 - 2019
Market analysis and project development of Bolinao native chicken2018 - 2021
Formulation of Bokashi and its Utilization in Crop Production2018 - 2020
Verification and Improvement of the Developed Pest Management Products for Vegetable Production in Ilocos (Component 1)2017 - 2019
Promotion and Commercialization of Developed Pest Management Technologies (Biofungicides and Bioinsecticides) for Selected Vegetables in Ilocos2017 - 2020
Effect of Potassium and Phosphorus Fertilization on the Growth, Yield and Storability of Ilocos White Garlic Cultivar2017 - 2020
Perceptions of Success Among Mariano Marcos State University (MMSU) Graduates Under the Expanded Tertiary Education Equivalency and Accreditation Program (ETEEAP)2017 - 2018
Sustaining Crop Productivity in Climate Vulnerable Areas in Ilocos Norte through Science and Technology Community-Based Farm on Climate Resilient Technologies2017 - 2019
Enhancing organic rice production through utilization of microbial2017 - 2020
Sustainable Seed Support System of Vegetable Land Races and Other Crops in Ilocos Norte through Community-based Approach2017 - 2020
Enhancing productivity and quality of aromatic rice cultivars through improved cultural and postharvest management practices and product development2017 - 2020
Perceptions of success among MMSU graduates under the expanded tertiary education equivalency and accreditation program (ETEEAP)2017 - 2018
What every beginning reader should know: The first 1000 commonly used Ilokano words/ A dictionary of the First 1000 Commonly Used Ilokano Words2017 - 2018
Mother Tongue-Based-Multilingual Education-The MMSU-LES Experience: Basis for the Development of a Professional Learning Program2017 - 2018
Optimization of Silica Synthesis from Rice Hull for Advance Ceramic Applications2017 - 2018
Decoding the Cultural Hermeneutics of I.N. Hymns and Marches2017 - 2018
Evaluation of the Genetic Structure of Selected Garlic Populations in Ilocos Using Microsatellites for the Non-conventional Breeding of an Improved Variety2017 - 2018
Assessment and selection of suitable indigenous timber species under denuded hilly areas in Ilocos Norte2017 - 2021
Development of seismic maps and estimating earthquake risk in MMSU main campus2017 - 2017
Performance evaluation of promising indigenous timber species in different management strategies under hilly denuded condition in Ilocos Norte2017 - 2021
Species-site suitability assessment of some indigenous timber species in denuded areas2017 - 2021
Investigation on the Properties of Bokashi and Development of Its Application Technology2017 - 2020
Accelerating, Promotion and Adoption of Less-known Yam production and utilization technologies Through Capacity Building approach2017 - 2020
Development of Porous Ceramics Utilizing Ilocos Norte Red Clay Deposits for Evaporative Cooling Application2017 - 2018
The Personal Entrepreneurial Competencies of BS Entrepreneurship Students Batch 20162017 - 2017
Development of Postharvest Strategies to Prolong the Shelf Life of Bulb Crops and Vegetables Grown in the Ilocos (Project)2017 - 2020
Screening and Evaluation of Indigenous Plants for Health and Other Applications2017 - 2019
Sustainable Seed Production of Tomato Hybrids for Off-Season Planting (Proj)2017 - 2020
Livelihood on Coastal Resources in Selected Coastal Areas in Ilocos Norte: Socio- Economic Dimension2017 - 2019
Pest and natural enemies associated in garlic as affected by change in environment2017 - 2020