Bhima (S-4)

Safflower variety Bhima
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree A-300
Method of breeding/selection Selection
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 1982
Developed by Dry farming Research Station, Solapur,
Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri
Released at Central or State level Central
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 2(E) 814(E), 3/1/1983
Recommended region/area Western Maharashtra
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1600
Average yield (kg/ha) 1400
Seed oil Content(%) 28-30
Days to maturity 135-140
Days to 50% flowering 75-80