Joemel Agreda - Researcher Profile


Research Directorate

Education Research Assistant II


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 The author was born in Brgy. 13 Aggasi, Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte on December 29, 1990. He is the fifth among the seven children of Mr. Argelio M. Agreda and the late Mrs Josefina G. Agreda. He took his primary education at Aggasi Primary School (now Aggasi Elementary School) and after finishing grade 4, he continued his elementary education at Luzong Elementary School where he graduated in 2003. He completed his secondary education at the Luzong National High School in 2007. After which he started to take his bachelors/ baccalaureate degree Agricultural Engineering at the Mariano Marcos State University in 2009 and finished it in the year 2014. He immediately took his Professional and Licensure Examination on July 2014 and passed it.
 He was employed as Contractual under Light Detection and Ranging Phase 2 (LiDAR 2) one of the special projects of MMSU from October 2014- March 2015. He also experienced working with the National Research and Development Program for Watershed Management of the Philippines Phase 2- Quiaoit River Watershed Project (NRDPWP 2-QRW) another MMSU special project from April 2015 to August 2016 as Contractual University Research Associate. From September 2016 up to present, He is one of the researchers of the Research Directorate, MMSU. 

Research Involvement

Research Title
Assessment of Soil Fertility in the MMSU Farm
Assessment of Groundwater Quality in the MMSU Farm
Promoting Resilient Agriculture: A Comprehensive Study of Soil Fertility and Groundwater Potential in the MMSU Farm
Assessment of Groundwater Availability in the MMSU Farm
Modeling of Groundwater Level in the MMSU Farm
Assessment of phenotypic diversity in root and tuber crops
Establishing Community Foodscapes and Seedbanks of Iloco Crop Genetic Resources
Germplasm Collection, Characterization and Evaluation of Underutilized Root and Tuber Crops
Germplasm assembly and documentation on root and tuber crops
Establishing Ex Situ Conservation Facilities for Iloco Crop Genetic Resources
Strengthening the Resilience of Iloco Crop Diversity Through Complementary Conservation Approach
Agronomic and chemical evaluation of root and tuber crops
Characterization and Evaluation of Indigenous Food Plant Species
Agroclimatic characterization under Ilocos Norte condition
Agroclimatic Characterization for Crop Suitability Assessment in Central Lowland of Ilocos Norte
Development of Cropping Calendar for the Central lowlands of Ilocos Norte
Coastal Engineering and Management Research and Development Center (COASTER) Project 2: Assessment, Monitoring, and Prediction of Coastal Flooding of Selected Municipalities in Region 1
Field Performance Evaluation of Smart Irrigation Scheduling Technology System for Tomato Production in City of Batac, Ilocos Norte
Smarter Approaches to Reinvigorate Agriculture as an Industry in the Philippines (SARAI) Phase 2: Project 1.5 Evaluation of crop growth simulation models for tomato, May 2018 – April 2021)
Enhancing productivity and quality of aromatic rice cultivars through improved cultural and postharvest management practices and product development
National Research and Development Project for Watershed Management of the Philippines Phase II - Quiaoit River Watershed

Research Publication