PBNS-40 (Parbhani kardi-40)

Safflower variety PBNS-40
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree C-40-Pro.3
Method of breeding/selection Mutation breeding
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 2006
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre
Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth, Parbhani
Released at Central or State level Central
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 1178(E), 20/7/2007
Recommended region/area All India
Special attributes Non-spiny, moderately tolerant to wilt, Alternaria leaf blight and aphid
Potential yield (kg/ha) 937 (Rainfed)
1579 (Irrigated)
Seed Oil Content(%) 27-28
Days to maturity 118-128
Days to 50% flowering 77-85