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
Gender Mapping in the Biomass Energy Sectors In Northern Philippines2009 - 2010
Efficacy of Alternative Methods/Organic Control Agents for External and Internal Parasites (Study 3)2009 - 2016
Feeding Management for Organic Lamb Production (Study 2)2009 - 2016
Organic Production Strategies for Napier Grass (Study 1)2009 - 2016
Development of Strategies for Livestock Production in an Organic Farming System (Proj. 3)2009 - 2016
Genetic Improvement and Conservation of the Indigenous Sheep in Ilocos Norte2009 - 2015
Progeny Testing of Sheep2009 - 2015
Transitional Performance of Different Rice-based and Upland Cropping Patterns During the Organic Conversion Period (Study 1)2009 - 2016
Transitional Performance of Different Rice-based Cropping Patterns Under Outright Organic Conversion (Study 2)2009 - 2016
Postproduction Handling Strategies for Organic Farming (Study 3)2009 - 2016
Organic (Solid and Liquid) Fertilizer Production Strategies (Study 4)2009 - 2016
Incidence of Insect Pests and Natural Enemies Under Abrupt and Gradual Organic Conversion for Rice-based Agro-ecosystem (Study 5)2009 - 2016
Development of Storage Techniques for Organically Grown Seeds (Study 2)2009 - 2016
Development of Management Strategies for the Production of Organically Grown Vegetable Seedlings (Study 3)2009 - 2016
Establishment of Seed Production and Storage System for a Sustainable Organic Crop Production (Proj. 2)2009 - 2016
Varietal Improvement in Eggplant2008 - 2015
Development of MMSU F1 Hybrid Eggplant for Wet Season Planting (Study 1)2008 - 2015
Product development of "Buga"2007 - 2013
Product development of different commodities2007 - 2013
Acceptability of Ginger Root in the Production Food Products2007 - 2013
Formulation of Dragon Fruit into Jam, chewy candy and bakery products2007 - 2013
Utilization of Locally Available fruits into Concentrates and Juices2007 - 2013
Product development of garlic and onion2007 - 2013
Cellulose ethanol from lignocellulosic biomass using fungi and other degrading agents2007 - 2009
Atiddog a Biag: Beliefs and Practices on Longevity Among Farming Ilokanos2006 - 2007
Beyond Traits, Stereotypes, and Profiles: The Ilokano Past the Popular Categories2006 - 2007
Utilization of Biogas in Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur: Its Impact to the Users2001 - 2005
Systems Research for Integrated Resource Management and Land Use Analysis in East and Southeast Asia, IRMLA2001 - 2005
Application of Systems Analysis Methodology to Dingras District, Ilocos Norte Philippines2001 - 2005
Product Development of Potential Species of Seaweeds from Ilocos Norte2000 - 2015