ICAR- Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bengaluru, celebrates the 87th ICAR Foundation Day on 16thJuly, 2015. Experimental fields and sophisticated laboratories of institute remain open to the public on the day. Varieties of fruit, vegetable, ornamental and medicinal and aromatic crops, technologies and products developed at the institute are on display. Sale of seeds, planting materials, technological products, farm machinery, bio pesticides, bio fertilizers and mushroom spawns etc and one to one interaction with scientists and other staffs on crop production, protection and utilization are part of the celebrations. Felicitation of acclaimed and innovative farmers and foundation day lecture on contribution of IIHR and ICAR for the horticultural and agricultural development in the country is also arranged. College and high school students, farmers apart from staff members of the institute expected to participate in the celebrations.