CNN Method to Identify the Banana Plant Diseases based on Banana Leaf Images by Giving Models of ResNet50 and VGG-19

  • Ilham Rahmana Syihad Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang
  • Muhammad Rizal Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang
  • Zamah Sari Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang
  • Yufis Azhar Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang
Keywords: banana disease identification, data processing, machine learning, convolutional neural networks


Identify banana plant diseases using machine learning with the CNN method to make it easier to identify diseases in banana plants through leaf images. It employs the CNN method, incorporating ResNet50 because ResNet50 is one of the best models and a suitable model for the data set used, and the VGG-19 model is used because VGG-19 was one of the winning models of the 2014 ImageNet Challenge and is a model that also fits the data set used. The research objectives encompass data set processing, model architecture development, evaluation, and result reporting, all aimed at improving disease identification in banana plants. The ResNet50 model achieved impressive 94% accuracy, with 88% precision, 91% recall, and an F1 score of 89%, while the VGG-19 model demonstrated strong performance with 91% accuracy, surpassing previous research and highlighting the effectiveness of these models in identifying banana plant diseases through leaf images. In conclusion, the exceptional accuracy positions it as the preferred model for CNN-based disease identification in banana plants, offering significant advances and insights for agricultural practices. Future research opportunities include exploring alternative CNN models, architectural variations, and more extensive training datasets to improve disease identification accuracy.


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How to Cite
Ilham Rahmana Syihad, Muhammad Rizal, Zamah Sari, & Yufis Azhar. (2023). CNN Method to Identify the Banana Plant Diseases based on Banana Leaf Images by Giving Models of ResNet50 and VGG-19. Jurnal RESTI (Rekayasa Sistem Dan Teknologi Informasi), 7(6), 1309 - 1318.
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