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
Assessment of Biogas Yield as Affected by Loading Rate (Study 2)2012 - 2015
Resource Assessment and Evaluation of Dipterocarps and Premium Indigenous Timber Species in Ilocos Norte2012 - 2017
Inventory/Assessment of Alginophytes in the Waters Off Ilocos Norte2012 - 2014
Development of Improved Propagation Techniques for Dipterocarps and Other Indigenous Timber Species in Ilocos Norte2012 - 2017
Development of Propagation Protocols for Selected Dipterocarps and Other Indigenous Timber Species by Wildlings2012 - 2017
Documentation of Dipterocarp Species in Second Growth Forest in Selected Municipalities of Ilocos Norte2012 - 2015
Simulation of the Impacts on the Increased Use of Trikes and Other Vehicles at MMSU (Study 1)2012 - 2015
Documentation on the Phenology and Pests Occurrence of Major Crops Grown in Ilocos Norte (Project)2012 - 2015
Documentation of Phenology of Plants as Indicator of Climate Change Effects (Study 1)2012 - 2015
Documentation on the Phenology and Pest Incidence of Dry Season Crops as Affected by Weather Conditions in Ilocos Norte (Study 2)2012 - 2015
Assessment and Mitigation of Air Pollutants in Selected Agro-Industrial Operations at MMSU: Towards an Eco-friendly Environment (Program)2012 - 2015
Characterization and Measurement of Air Quality in Outdoor/Indoor Spaces (Project 1)2012 - 2015
Assessment of Air Quality in Selected Project Facilities (e.g., Livestock project, Biochar production, Organic Fertilizer production, Feed mill) (Study 2)2012 - 2015
Modeling of the Air Quality Impacts of Trikes and Other Vehicles at the MMSU Campus (Project 2)2012 - 2015
Development of Package of Technology (POT) for Momordica cochinchinensis (Sugod-sugod)2011 - 2015
Response of Momordica cochinchinensis (Sugod-sugod) to Different Rates of Inorganic Fertilizer2011 - 2015
Evaluation of Vegetative Propagation Techniques for Momordica cochinchinensis (Sugod-sugod)2011 - 2015
Comparative Agronomic Performance of Seed and Vegetatively-Propagated Planting Materials of M. cochinchinensis (Sugod-sugod) Using Different Rates of Organic Fertilizer2011 - 2015
Rejuvenation Scheme for Old Stand of Momordica cochinchinensis (Sugod-sugod)2011 - 2015
Impact of Hazards on the Safety and Health of Women in Nontraditional Occupations2011 - 2012
Resource Assessment of Existing Potential Biofuel-Source Species in Ilocos Norte2011 - 2014
Morpho-Phenological Characterization and Assessment of Fruit Yield Potential of Promising Biofuel-Source Species in Region I2011 - 2014
Exploration, Identification, and Determination of Abundance of Promising Biofuel-Source Species in Ilocos Norte2011 - 2015
Gender Role in the Gathering and Marketing of Seaweeds in Selected Coastal Areas In Ilocos Norte2011 - 2013
Development and Assessment of Organic Production Management Technologies for Rice-based and Upland Agroecosystem2011 - 2016
Development of Pureline Eggplant Cultivars for Wet Season Planting (Study 2)2011 - 2015
Isang Libong Batayang Salita ng Filipino-English at Iba pang mga Wika sa Pilipinas2011 - 2012
Assessment of Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Strategies in Aid of Local Adaptation Plan for Rice-based Production in Ilocos Norte (Project)2010 - 2015
Effect of Planting Dates Relative to Growth and Flowering in Telosma procumbens (Kapas-kapas) Production2010 - 2015
Development of Package of Technology (POT) for Telosma procumbens (Blanco) Merr. (Kapas-kapas)2010 - 2015