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Hands-On Training Use of Advanced Tools in Pest and Disease Predictive Modeling

March 1, 2021 @ 8:00 am - March 5, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

1-5 March 2021, Jointly organized by UAS, Bengaluru & ICRISAT, Patancheru Maximum Participants: 30 members (Selection based on invitation. Email: caastngt1d@gmail.com)

Venue: Department of Plant Pathology, CoA UAS, GKVK, Bengaluru, Karnataka

Workshop content and resource persons

Data Science and Machine learning (Mr Rajshekarappa, SAS Institute, Bengaluru, Karnataka)
  • Introduction to data science and machine learning
  • Data preparation, manipulation and management
  • Data analysis and visualization
Python (Dr Vedamurty K B, KVAFSU, Bengaluru, Karnataka)
  • Correlation, linear regression, logistic regression, time series forecasting and model fitting
  • Validating and implementing the model
  • Data mining and machine learning – decision tree, random forest, SVM
SAS (Dr Amrender Kumar Jha, IARI, New Delhi) Overview of SAS Syntax, PROC statement, options and graphics
  • Overview of SAS
  • Syntax, PROC statement, options and graphics
  • Weather Indices (WI) based models for pest and diseases forecasting
CLIMEX-DYMEX (Dr Sridhar V, IIHR, Bengaluru, Karnataka)
  • Overview of CLIMEX-DYMEX
  • Fitting CLIMEX models and matching climates
  • Variable and building/ modifying a models

Target Participants: Researchers with basic knowledge of coding and predictive analytics


March 1, 2021 @ 8:00 am
March 5, 2021 @ 5:00 pm


Department of Plant Pathology
CoA UAS, GKVK, Bengaluru, Karnataka
Bengaluru, Karnataka India
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