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
Varietal Evaluation of Promising ICRISAT Peanut Genotypes at MMSU for Drought Tolerant Areas (Study 4)2014 - 2020
Development of Bittergourd Pureline for Wet Season Planting2014 - 2015
Varietal Evaluation of Promising Soybean Lines and Varieties at MMSU (Study 2)2014 - 2015
Performance of Solanaceous Vegetables as Affected by Organic and Inorganic Fertilizer Application During the Wet Season (Study 2)2014 - 2016
Characterization, Evaluation and Utilization of MMSU Cassava Collections for Subsistence Households in Marginal Areas of Ilocos Norte2014 - 2016
Germplasm Characterization of MMSU Cassava Collections in the Ilocos (Study 1)2014 - 2016
On-Farm Trial of Cassava Varieties in the Ilocos (Study 2)2014 - 2016
Evaluation of Different Mulching Materials for the Control of Weeds and Major Pests in Solanaceous Vegetables During the Wet Season (Study 1)2014 - 2016
Micropropagation and Nursery Management Techniques of MMSU SRO Sweet Jackfruit (Langka) (Study 2)2014 - 2016
Development Strategies on the Production Management Practices and Profitability of Raising Native Pig in Ilocos Norte2014 - 2016
In vitro Propagation of Breadfruit (Study 1)2014 - 2016
Institutionalizing a Sustainable Fruit Crops Germplasm Collection and Commercialization for Climatic Change Adaptation, Biodiversity Conservation, Health Promotion, Agri-Ecotourism and Income Generation2014 - 2024
Characterization of the Different Fruit Crops Germplasm (Study 2)2014 - 2024
Design and Fabrication of an Automated Vulcanizing Machine for Motorcycle and Bicycle Inner Tubes2014 - 2014
Documentation on the Indigenous Uses and Recipes of the Native Animals2014 - 2016
Land-based and Lying-in Hatchery of the Sea Urchin Tripneustes gratilla2014 - 2016
Impact of Climatic Variation in the Productivity of Garlic2014 - 2020
Effect of planting dates on the productivity and yield performance of different varieties of garlic2014 - 2017
Screening of Various Carotenoid Sources as Feeds for the Sea Urchin Tripneustes gratilla2014 - 2016
Fishing Gears Technology Assessment, Improvement and Development in Ilocos Norte2014 - 2016
Culture of the Sea Urchin Tripneustes gratilla in Pens, Cages and in Tanks2014 - 2016
Coral Reef Ecosystems Assessment, Monitoring and Management in Ilocos Norte2014 - 2016
Research and Development of the Sea Urchin, Tripneustes gratilla, in Ilocos Norte2014 - 2016
Stock Assessment, Biological and Ecological Studies on Wild Populations of Sea Urchins in Ilocos Norte2014 - 2016
Documentation, Characterization and Identification of Native Chicken and Pigs in Ilocos Norte2014 - 2016
Documentation and Morphological Characterization of the Philippine Native Chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) Strains in Ilocos Region2014 - 2016
Single nucleutide polymorphism (SNP) and association analysis of growth hormone on bovine population in the Ilocos by PCR-RFLP2014 - 2017
Bioactivity and Product Development of Potential Species of Seaweeds from Ilocos Norte2014 - 2014
Benchmark Information, Evaluation and Improvement on the Postharvest Handling/Packaging Practices of Traders/Vendors on Eggplant and Other Vegetables in the City of Batac, Ilocos Norte2014 - 2016
Post-Harvest Technologies (Product Development), Value-Addition, Packaging and Market Chain Studies2014 - 2016