Plant Disease Detection and Classification using CNN
Rinu R1, Manjula S H2

1Rinu R*, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, UVCE, Bangalore University, Bengaluru, India.
2Manjula S H, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, UVCE, Bangalore University, Bengaluru, India.
Manuscript received on September 09, 2021. | Revised Manuscript received on September 16, 2021. | Manuscript published on September 30, 2021. | PP: 152-156 | Volume-10 Issue-3, September 2021. | Retrieval Number: 100.1/ijrte.C64580910321 | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.C6458.0910321
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Abstract: Agriculture is one field which has a high impact on life and economic status of human beings. Improper management leads to loss in agricultural products. Diseases are detrimental to the plant’s health which in turn affects its growth. To ensure minimal loss to the cultivated crop, it is crucial to supervise its growth. Convolutional Neural Network is a class of Deep learning used majorly for image classification, other mainstream tasks such as image segmentation and signal processing. The main aim of the proposed work is to find a solution to the problem of 38 different classes of plant diseases detection using the simplest approach while making use of minimal computing resources to achieve better results compared to the traditional models. VGG16 training model is deployed for detection and classification of plant diseases. Neural network models employ automatic feature extraction to aid in the classification of the input image into respective disease classes. This proposed system has achieved an average accuracy of 94.8% indicating the feasibility of the neural network approach even under unfavorable conditions.
Keywords: Deep Learning, VGG16 model, Convolutional Neural Network.