Tara (143-20)

Safflower variety Tara
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree N-62-8 x C. palaestinus
Method of breeding/selection Pedigree
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 1976
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre
Jalgaon, Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri
Released at Central or State level State
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 13 of 19/12/1978
Recommended region/area Western Maharashtra
Special attributes Erect growth
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1000-1200 (Rainfed)
Seed Oil Content(%) 28
Days to maturity 120-125