Safflower variety SSF 13-71
Pedigree Bhima x NARI-44
Method of breeding/selection Selection
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 2019
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre, Solapur, Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri
Released at Central or State level Central
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 3482(E), 7/10/2020
Recommended ecology Zone I (Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana & Karnataka)
Special attributes Moderately tolerant to aphid and wilt, Tolerant to Alternaria leaf spot
Average yield (kg/ha) 1621 (Rainfed); 2575(Irrigated)
Days to 50% flowering 75-78
Oil Content(%) 29.5
Days to maturity 125