Safflower hybrid DSH-129
Pedigree MS 9(O) x A1
Method of breeding/selection Hybrid breeding
Method of propagation Cross-pollination
Year of release 1997
Developed by ICAR-Indian Institute of Oilseeds Research,Hyderabad
Released at Central or State level Central
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 401(E), 15/5/1998
Recommended ecology All Inida
Special attributes Resistant to wilt, moderately tolerant to Alternaria leaf
blight and aphid
Average yield (kg/ha) 2200 (irrigated)
Oil Content(%) 30
Days to maturity 120-125
Days to 50% flowering 70-80