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
Documentation and Identification of Parasites and Diseases of Lamb Raised in an Organic Ecosystems2014 - 2016
Pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan L.) Production and Utilization as Feed for Sheep and Poultry2014 - 2016
Benchmark Information on Native Pig Production Management Practices in Ilocos Norte2014 - 2016
An Impact Assessment of the Community Involvement Program of the Department of Computer Science2013 - 2014
Alternative Medicine: Complementary or Shift?2013 - 2014
Phenological Assessment of Selected Dipterocarps and Premium Indigenous Timber Species in Ilocos Norte2013 - 2017
Germplasm Collection, Evaluation, Characterization, Management Practices and Utilization of Sweet Potato in the Ilocos2013 - 2016
On-Farm Evaluation of Promising Varieties of Eggplant (Study 3)2013 - 2013
Development of Nursery Techniques of Seed-Grown Dipterocarps and Other Indigenous Timber Species2013 - 2017
Utilization of Alginophytes in the waters of Ilocos Norte2013 - 2013
SNP and association analysis of growth hormone gene and physical traits among bovine breeds in Ilocos by using PCR-RFLP2013 - 2015
Development of Integrated Computer-based R&D Directorate Management Information Systems of the Mariano Marcos State University, City of Batac, Ilocos Norte2013 - 2015
Development and Evaluation of Nursery Techniques of Selected Dipterocarps and Other Indigenous Timber Species Using Stem Cuttings2013 - 2016
Inventory and Assessment of Superior Mother Trees of Dipterocarps and Other Indigenous Timber Species in Ilocos Norte2013 - 2014
Local Observations, Evidences and Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change Impacts for Resilient Rice-Based Production System in Ilocos Norte2013 - 2015
Development of Indigenous Food Plants Databank System (IFPDS)2013 - 2014
Spatio-Temporal Analysis in Seaweed Gathering and Marketing in Selected Coastal Areas in Ilocos Norte2012 - 2014
Growth Responses of Kawayan Tinik (Bambusa blumeana) Seedlings Using Different Potting Mixtures2012 - 2015
Growth Performance of Lamb Raised in an Organic Ecosystem2012 - 2016
Assessment of Potential Exposures of Passengers and Operators to Air Pollutants (Study 2)2012 - 2015
Commercialization of the Chemical-Free Production Technology in Bottlegourd2012 - 2015
Formulation and Evaluation of Different Mutton Recipes2012 - 2015
Development of Strategies for Lamb Production in an Organic Ecosystem2012 - 2016
Assessment of Indoor Air Quality Parameters in Selected Laboratories of Mariano Marcos State University (Study 1)2012 - 2015
Inventory, Assessment and Utilization of Sargassum spp. in Ilocos Norte2012 - 2014
Assessment of the Effectiveness of Carbonized Rice Hull (Activated and Un-activated) on Odor Emission, Bio-aerosol Concentration, and Fly Population of Some Agricultural Operations (Project 3)2012 - 2015
Assessment of the Effectiveness of CRH (Activated and Un-activated) in Minimizing Odor Emissions, Bio-aerosols and Fly Population in Poultry Facilities (Study 1)2012 - 2015
Assessment of the Effectiveness of CRH (Activated and Un-activated) in Minimizing Odor Emissions, Bio-aerosols and Fly Population in Organic Fertilizer Processing (Study 2)2012 - 2015
Performance Evaluation of Biogas Plants (Project 4)2012 - 2015
Optimization of Methane Production Through Co-Digestion (Study 1)2012 - 2015