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
Growth performance, carcass quality and nutrient digestibility of native chicken fed with “buga” and “ube ti bantay”2020 - 2022
Growth performance, carcass quality and nutrient digestibility of native pigs fed with “buga” and “ube ti bantay”2020 - 2022
Development of Feeds for Monogastric Animals from Underutilized Indigenous Rootcrops2020 - 2022
Development of a soilless method for agri-fishery resilient-production technology (SMART)2020 - 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
Stakeholders’ Participation in Planning, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation (PIME) of Tourism Programs and Services in Ilocos Norte and Their Roles in Delivering Sustainable Tourism.2020 - 2021
Increasing garlic productivity through higher planting density, improved nutrient management and plant growth promoter application2020 - 2022
Development of a controlled indoor propagation nursery for clean garlic planting material2020 - 2022
Impact Evaluation of Extension Project of the Mariano Marcos State University, Series 2, 20202020 - 2021
Sustainable seed production of the registered and developed garlic and solanaceous crop2020 - 2023
Development, Deployment and Monitoring of Bioethanol Distillers, And Maintenance Of Deployed Distillers In Support To Model Nipa Stand Farm2020 - 2021
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
Improving glutinous corn (Zea Maize var. ceratina) productivity through varying planting distances and fertilizer rates2019 - 2022
Stakeholders’ Satisfaction Survey for Northern Foods Corporation2019 - 2020
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
Valuation of Ecosystem Services for Sustainable Utilization and Management of Resources2019 - 2021
Characterization of the physical, biological, sociological and ecological condition of the different tourists areas in Ilocos Norte2019 - 2021
Assessment and evaluation of the ecosystem services in the different ecosystems and tourists areas2019 - 2021
Payment for ecosystem services and willingness to pay of tourists in different tourists areas2019 - 2021
Assessment of the sustainability and management of resources in the different areas2019 - 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
Development of production management technologies on alokon2019 - 2021
Impact Evaluation of Extension Project of the Mariano Marcos State University Series 1b, 20192019 - 2020
Cancer Chemotherapeutic Potentials of Terrestrial Plants Endemic to Ilocos Norte2019 - 2020
Immunomodulatory Role of Terrestrial Plants Endemic to Ilocos Norte2019 - 2020
Economic Analysis of the Ripple Effects of the Establishment of a Commercial Center: The Case of the Valdez Center2018 - 2019
Genetic Improvement Program for Bolinao Chicken through Conventional and Molecular Breeding Approaches2018 - 2021
Market analysis and Project Development of Bolinao Native Chicken2018 - 2021