Safflower Hybrid NARI-NH-1
Nature of the cultivar Hybrid
Pedigree MMS x C2829-5-3a-6
Method of breeding/selection Hybrid breeding
Method of propagation Cross-pollination
Year of release 2002
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre, Nimbkar,
Agricultural Research Institute, Phaltan
Released at Central or State level Central
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 937(E), 4/9/2002
Recommended region/area All India
Special attributes Non-spiny, moderately tolerant to
Alternaria leaf blight and aphid
Average yield (kg/ha) 1500
Oil Content(%) 30
Days to maturity 127
Days to 50% flowering 85