Safflower variety JSI-73
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree JSI-42 x JSI-7
Method of breeding/selection Selection
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 1997
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 425(E), 8/6/1999
Recommended region/area Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh
Special attributes Non-spiny, moderately resistant to rust, powdery mildew, wilt and aphid
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1400-1500 (Irrigated)
Seed Oil Content(%) 31
Days to maturity 140-145
Days to 50% flowering 98