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
Utilization of "Buga" (Dioscorea esculenta sub. Spinosa) and "Ube ti Bantay" (Dioscorea alata) as feed resource for monogastric animals2020 - 2022
Growth performance, carcass quality and nutrient digestibility of native pigs fed with “buga” and “ube ti bantay”2020 - 2022
Isolation, Characterization and Utilization of Acetobacter species from the Vinegar2020 - 2022
Establishment of Nipa R&D Support Facility, Productivity Assessment of Existing Nipa Stands in Region 1&2 and Coordination of the National Nipa Plantation2020 - 2020
Assessment of Health-related Diseases among Farmers in the Province of Ilocos Norte2020 - 2021
Documentation and Identification of Potential Anti-Dengue Herbal Plants in the Province of Ilocos Norte2020 - 2022
Cohort Survival Rate of the College of Business, Economics and Accountancy K to 12 Student Entrants Towards the Development of Intervention Programs and Initiatives2019 - 2021
Stakeholders’ Satisfaction Survey for Northern Foods Corporation2019 - 2020
Hepato-renal Conditions in Wistar Rats under Prolonged Chronic-binge Ethanol Feeding Predictions using Multi-layer Perceptron Neutral Network2019 - 2021
Exploration, Identification and Characterization of Wild Edible Macrofungi in Ilocos Norte (Study 1)2019 - 2022
Research and Development for Wild Edible Mushrooms in Ilocos Norte (Project)2019 - 2022
Assessment of the sustainability and management of resources in the different areas2019 - 2021
Assessment and evaluation of the ecosystem services in the different ecosystems and tourists areas2019 - 2021
Characterization of the physical, biological, sociological and ecological condition of the different tourists areas in Ilocos Norte2019 - 2021
Payment for ecosystem services and willingness to pay of tourists in different tourists areas2019 - 2021
Valuation of Ecosystem Services for Sustainable Utilization and Management of Resources2019 - 2021
Verification, promotion and impact assessment on the use of the MMSU tomato storage technology2019 - 2019
Financial Management Practices of Tourism Support Businesses In Ilocos Norte.2019 - 2020
Cancer Chemotherapeutic Potentials of Terrestrial Plants Endemic to Ilocos Norte2019 - 2020
Immunomodulatory Role of Terrestrial Plants Endemic to Ilocos Norte2019 - 2020
Tour Guiding Practices and Competencies of Tricycle Drivers in the City of Batac and Paoay Ilocos Norte2018 - 2020
Economic Analysis of the Ripple Effects of the Establishment of a Commercial Center: The Case of the Valdez Center2018 - 2019
Market analysis and project development of Bolinao native chicken2018 - 2021
Formulation of Bokashi and its Utilization in Crop Production2018 - 2020
Verification and Improvement of the Developed Pest Management Products for Vegetable Production in Ilocos (Component 1)2017 - 2019
Promotion and Commercialization of Developed Pest Management Technologies (Biofungicides and Bioinsecticides) for Selected Vegetables in Ilocos2017 - 2020
Effect of Potassium and Phosphorus Fertilization on the Growth, Yield and Storability of Ilocos White Garlic Cultivar2017 - 2020
Sustaining Crop Productivity in Climate Vulnerable Areas in Ilocos Norte through Science and Technology Community-Based Farm on Climate Resilient Technologies2017 - 2019
Enhancing Productivity and Quality of Aromatic Rice Cultivars Through Improved Cultural and Postharvest Management Practices and Product Development2017 - 2020
Sustainable Seed Support System of Vegetable Land Races and Other Crops in Ilocos Norte through Community-based Approach2017 - 2020