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
A corpus-based exploration on lexical innovations in L2 writings across generations: The case of Ilocano speakers of English2017 - 2019
Evaluation and enhancement of the research directorate management information system (RDMIS) application and its information systems quality2017 - 2019
Screening and Evaluation of Indigenous Plants for Health Application2017 - 2019
Phenologcal events and pest incidence of different varieties of garlic in Ilocos Norte2017 - 2019
Shelf life studies, stirability and viability of garlic planted at different dates2017 - 2019
Multilocation trial of different promising varieties of garlic (Phase II)2017 - 2020
Establishment of a Community-based Bioethanol Industry and Continued Research and Development on the Feasibility of Hydrous Bioethanol as Biofuel Blend2016 - 2017
2017 Citizen Satisfaction Report for Laoag City, Ilocos Norte2016 - 2017
Innovation of Modified Smoke House2016 - 2017
Pre-Formulation, Formulation and Quality Assessment of Dragon Fruit Products2016 - 2018
Evaluation on the pre-formulation, formulation and stability parameters of dragon fruit2016 - 2018
Nutritional Analysis of Dragon Fruit Food Products2016 - 2018
Assessment on the pre-formulation, formulation and stability of Dragon Fruit herbal supplements2016 - 2018
Development of a Technology to Increase the Productivity of the Less-Known Yam Species2016 - 2022
Evaluation of Different Varieties/Accessions of Less-known Yam Species for Yield and Acceptability (Study 1)2016 - 2022
Research and Development on Black Garlic Production and Food Product Development2016 - 2018
Selection of promising ‘varietes’ of alokon2016 - 2018
Development of Cultural Management Technology for the Increased Productivity of the Less-known Yam Species (Study 2)2016 - 2022
Enhancing the adoptability of organic-based technologies through the establishment of a techno demo farm2016 - 2020
Enhancing the Economic Potentials of the Less-known Yam Species Through Product Development (Study 3)2016 - 2022
Evaluation of Different Sweet Potato Accessions in the Ilocos (Sty. 1)2016 - 2018
Research and Development on the Indigenous Vegetable Alokon (Broussonetia luzonica)2016 - 2022
Biology and phenology of Alokon2016 - 2018
Development of Value-adding Processed Products of Sweet Potato (Sty 3)2016 - 2018
Resource and biological assessment of corals, seaweeds, seagrasses, mangroves, invertebrates, fin fishes and integrated coastal resources management program in Ilcos Norte2016 - 2018
Enhanced Production System and Development of Value Adding Products of Sweet Potato in the Ilocos (Proj)2015 - 2019
Needs and Problems of Mariano Marcos State University Students with Absentee Parents2015 - 2015
Profile of dragonfruit growers and assessment of dragonfruit industry in Ilocos Norte2015 - 2016
Pagbuo at Pagbalideyt ng Batayan at Sanayang Aklat sa Filipino 1 at 22015 - 2016
Pagbuo at Pagbalideyt ng Batayang-Sanayang Aklat ng Masining na Pagpapahayag2015 - 2016