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
Botanical identification and documentation of the medicinal use of the target plants in Adams, Ilocos Norte2020 - 2023
Development of Assessment Packages for Competency Evaluation of Incoming First Year Students of Mariano Marcos State University – College of Industrial Technology2020 - 2021
Ethno-Medicinal Documentation and Biophysical Characterization of Herbal Plant used by Traditional Medical Practitioners in the Rural Areas of Ilocos Norte2020 - 2023
Development of Ecologically Based Pest Management Strategies in Garlic.2020 - 2022
Survey and characterization of traditional practices in herbal medicine2020 - 2023
Geographic mapping and biophysical characterization of the uncommon traditional herbal plants (UTHP)2020 - 2023
Development of Agro-Ecological Pest Management Strategies in Garlic2020 - 2022
Assessment of Health-related Diseases among Farmers in the Province of Ilocos Norte2020 - 2023
Documentation and Identification of Potential Anti-Dengue Herbal Plants in the Province of Ilocos Norte2020 - 2023
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
Impact Evaluation of Extension Project of the Mariano Marcos State University, Series 2, 20202020 - 2021
Development of Feeds for Monogastric Animals from Underutilized Indigenous Rootcrops2020 - 2022
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
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
Sustainable seed production of the registered and developed garlic and solanaceous crop2020 - 2023
Development of a controlled indoor propagation nursery for clean garlic planting material2020 - 2022
Development, Deployment and Monitoring of Bioethanol Distillers, And Maintenance Of Deployed Distillers In Support To Model Nipa Stand Farm2020 - 2021
Development of a soilless method for agri-fishery resilient-production technology (SMART)2020 - 2022
Increasing garlic productivity through higher planting density, improved nutrient management and plant growth promoter application2020 - 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
Improving glutinous corn (Zea Maize var. ceratina) productivity through varying planting distances and fertilizer rates2019 - 2022
Stakeholders’ Satisfaction Survey for Northern Foods Corporation2019 - 2020
Research and Development for Wild Edible Mushrooms in Ilocos Norte (Project)2019 - 2022
Exploration, Identification and Characterization of Wild Edible Macrofungi in Ilocos Norte (Study 1)2019 - 2022
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
Characterization of the physical, biological, sociological and ecological condition of the different tourists areas in Ilocos Norte2019 - 2021