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
Trends in Enrollment and Graduates of the College of Aquatic Sciences and Applied Technology, Mariano Marcos State University2014 - 2014
Benchmark Information on Native Pig Production Management Practices in Ilocos Norte2014 - 2016
Documentation and Identification of Parasites and Diseases of Lamb Raised in an Organic Ecosystems2014 - 2016
Single nucleutide polymorphism (SNP) and association analysis of growth hormone on bovine population in the Ilocos by PCR-RFLP2014 - 2017
Impact of Climatic Variation in the Productivity of Garlic2014 - 2020
Effect of planting dates on the productivity and yield performance of different varieties of garlic2014 - 2017
Pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan L.) Production and Utilization as Feed for Sheep and Poultry2014 - 2016
On-Farm Trial of Cassava Varieties in the Ilocos (Study 2)2014 - 2016
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
MMSU-IRRI Proj Multi-Environment Rice Varietal Testing for Rainfed Lowland2013 - 2014
Evaluation of promising varieties of vegetables in support to NCT program in Ilocos Norte2013 - 2018
On-Farm Evaluation of Promising Varieties of Eggplant (Study 3)2013 - 2013
Inventory and Assessment of Superior Mother Trees of Dipterocarps and Other Indigenous Timber Species in Ilocos Norte2013 - 2014
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 Nursery Techniques of Seed-Grown Dipterocarps and Other Indigenous Timber Species2013 - 2017
Development of Integrated Computer-based R&D Directorate Management Information Systems of the Mariano Marcos State University, City of Batac, Ilocos Norte2013 - 2015
Development of Indigenous Food Plants Databank System (IFPDS)2013 - 2014
Local Observations, Evidences and Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change Impacts for Resilient Rice-Based Production System in Ilocos Norte2013 - 2015
Development and Evaluation of Nursery Techniques of Selected Dipterocarps and Other Indigenous Timber Species Using Stem Cuttings2013 - 2016
Spatio-Temporal Analysis in Seaweed Gathering and Marketing in Selected Coastal Areas in Ilocos Norte2012 - 2014
Documentation on the Phenology and Pest Incidence of Dry Season Crops as Affected by Weather Conditions in Ilocos Norte (Study 2)2012 - 2015
Inventory, Assessment and Utilization of Sargassum spp. in Ilocos Norte2012 - 2014
Assessment of Biogas Yield as Affected by Loading Rate (Study 2)2012 - 2015
Development of Propagation Protocols for Selected Dipterocarps and Other Indigenous Timber Species by Wildlings2012 - 2017
Commercialization of the Chemical-Free Production Technology in Bottlegourd2012 - 2015
Resource Assessment and Evaluation of Dipterocarps and Premium Indigenous Timber Species in Ilocos Norte2012 - 2017
Development of Improved Propagation Techniques for Dipterocarps and Other Indigenous Timber Species in Ilocos Norte2012 - 2017
Growth Performance of Lamb Raised in an Organic Ecosystem2012 - 2016