SS-56

 
Sunflower variety SS-56
Year of release 1988
Developed by AICRP (Sunflower ) centre
Mahatma Phule Agricultural University
Rahuri
Areas of Adaptation /
Recommended ecology
Dryland areas of Maharashtra
Seed yield (kg/ha)
Average 800-1000
Potential 1400-1800
Oil Content(%) 34-36
Days to maturity 82-88
Days to flowering 53-58
Plant height (cm) 95-120
Head Diameter (cm) 10-12
100 seed weight (g) 4.5-4.8
Volume weight (g/100 ml) 38-40
Hull content (%) 27.29