Jawahar Safflower-99 (JSF-99)

Safflower variety JSI-99
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree Mexican dwarf x BH-5
Method of breeding/selection Selection
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 2004
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre, Indore
Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia
Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Gwalior
Released at Central or State level State
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 599(E), 25/4/2006
Recommended region/area Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh
Special attributes Extra-early, semi-spiny
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1100-1500 (Irrigated)
Seed Oil Content(%) 28-29
Days to maturity 115-120
Days to 50% flowering 50-55