Safflower variety Manjira
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree C-438
Method of breeding/selection Direct selection
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 1976
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre, Tandur
Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, Hyderabad
Released at Central or State level State
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 13, 19/12/1978
Recommended region/area Andhra Pradesh, Telangana
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1100
Average yield (kg/ha) 1000
Seed Oil Content(%) 28
Days to maturity 120-125
Days to 50% flowering 75