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Machine Learning For Soil And Crop Management

Exploring the Benefits of Soil And Crop Management


IIT Kharagpur and NPTEL

About the Course

This 12-week comprehensive course from IIT Kharagpur equips you with the skills to revolutionise agriculture through the power of machine learning (ML) and deep learning (DL) where you'll gain valuable knowledge and skills in the agrotechnology industry. The course explores the numerous techniques to optimise crop yields while minimising environmental impact along with learning how to leverage ML and DL to move beyond conventional farming methods.

1.What You Will Learn?
2.Who Should Go For It?
3.Points to Note

The course provides a comprehensive curriculum to dive into various aspects of machine learning and deep learning applications, facilitated in agriculture. It provides a solid understanding of how ML and DL transform the agriculture landscape. Here's a glimpse of the key topics covered:

Foundational Knowledge
Data Analysis Powerhouse
Regression and PCA Mastery
Data Classification and Clustering
Potential of DRS
Portable Sensors Meet ML
Image Processing for Agriculture
UAVs and Precision Agriculture
Advanced Remote Sensing with ML
Digital Soil Mapping

It is designed for individuals with a foundation in specific areas to ensure they can grasp the concepts effectively and will be an ideal choice for those undergraduate students who wish to understand and apply their knowledge of:

Machine and deep learning
Digital soil mapping
Image processing
Portable sensors
The course is free of charge, making it a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable knowledge in food process control without any financial commitment.
It positions biotechnology or agricultural enthusiasts for some of the upgraded exciting career opportunities.
Provides high-quality video lectures to enhance the learning experience thoroughly.
There are four categories of certificates- Gold, Silver, Elite or Completed that a student will receive depending on his/her final score.


Field of Study:Machine Learning For Soil And Crop Management
Type:Free Certificate Course
Duration:12 weeks
Mode of Learning:Online
Average Salary Offered:The average salary offered in this field ranges from ₹ 1.5 LPA to ₹ 11 LPA depending upon your skills, experience, and level of knowledge.
Employment Roles:
  • Soil Scientist
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agricultural Specialist
  • Crop managemet Specialist