Nira (NRS-209)

Safflower variety Nira
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree NS1572 x EC32012
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 1987
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre
Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute, Phaltan
Released at Central or State level State
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 834(E), 18/9/1987
Recommended region/area Irrigated areas of Maharashtra
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1300-1500 (irrigated)
Seed Oil Content(%) 28
Days to maturity 120
Days to 50% flowering 84