The third Students-Scientists Interface with the theme ‘Microbial Diversity - A Boon or A Bane’ was organized at ICAR-IISR on 20 December 2019. Organised by the Division of Crop Protection, the Interface was inaugurated by Dr. M. Anandaraj, eminent plant pathologist and former Director, ICAR-IIISR. Dr. C. Gogulapalan (Former HoD, KAU, Vellayani), Dr. R. Vishwanathan (HoD, ICAR-SBI, Coimbatore), Dr. A.I. Bhat & Dr. R. Suseela Bhai from ICAR-IISR delivered lectures and interacted with around 100 post graduate students from various colleges. Dr. K. Nirmalbabu, Director presided over.