Safflower variety AKS-207
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree [(Bhima x Tara) x N7] x [(AKS 15 x A1) x
AKS 68]
Method of breeding/selection Backcross and pedigree
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 2006
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre
Oilseeds Research Unit
Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth
Released at Central or State level State
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 1703(E), 5/10/2007
Recommended region/area Vidarbha region (Akola, Buldana, Washim, Amaravati) of Maharashtra
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1200-1400
Seed oil Content(%) 27-30
Days to maturity 120-135
Days to 50% flowering 80-85