Sunflower variety PKVSF-9
Year of release 1996
Notification number 1 (E), 01-01-1996
Developed by AICRP (Sunflower) centre,
Dr. Punjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vishwa
Vidyalaya, Akola
Pedigree Selection from Canadian gene pool
Areas of Adaptation /
Recommended ecology
Vidarbha region of Maharashtra state
Seed yield (kg/ha)
Average 1000-1300
Potential 1400-1600
Oil Content(%) 38-40
Days to maturity 82-85
Days to flowering 52
Plant height (cm) 130-140
Head Diameter (cm) 16.5
100 seed weight (g) 3.5-4.0
Hull content (%) 30-32