Safflower

 

DSH-129

Safflower hybrid DSH-129
Pedigree MS 9(O) x A1
Method of breeding/selection Hybrid breeding
Method of propagation Cross-pollination
Year of release 1980
Developed by AICRP (Sunflower) centre,
University of Agricultural Sciences,
Bengaluru
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
Potential yield (kg/ha) 3500 (irrigated)
Average yield (kg/ha) 2200 (irrigated)
Oil Content(%) 30
Days to maturity 120-125
Days to 50% flowering 70-80

 

DSH-185

DSH-185
Pedigree CMS-A-133 x 1705-p22
Method of breeding/selection Hybrid breeding
Method of propagation Cross-pollination
Year of release 2013
Developed by ICAR-Indian Institute of Oilseeds Research,
Hyderabad
Released at Central or State level Central
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 1379(E), 27/03/2018
Recommended ecology All India (Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh,
Telangana, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh)
Special attributes Resistant to Fusarium wilt
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1600 (rainfed) - 2250 (irrigated)
Average yield (kg/ha) 1430 (rainfed) - 1740 (irrigated)
Oil Content(%) 28-29
Days to maturity 120-125(RF), 135-140 (irrigated)
Days to 50% flowering 75-80

 

MKH-11

Pedigree MS-5008 x NMK-3480
Method of breeding/selection Hybrid breeding
Method of propagation Cross-pollination
Year of release 1997
Developed by MAHYCO, Jalna
Released at Central or State level Central
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 401(E), 15/5/1998
Recommended ecology All Inida
Special attributes Moderately tolerant to wilt, Alternaria leaf
blight and aphid
Potential yield (kg/ha) 3500 (irrigated)
Average yield (kg/ha) 2200 (irrigated)
Days to maturity Kharif : 85-90
Rabi : 90-95
Oil Content(%) 28
Days to maturity 120-125
Days to 50% flowering 84-86

 

MRSA-521

Nature of the cultivar Hybrid
Pedigree MS-1308 x MK-1018
Method of breeding/selection Hybrid breeding
Method of propagation Cross-pollination
Year of release 2006
Developed by MAHYCO, Jalna
Released at Central or State level Central
Recommended region/area All Inida
Area of adoption Maharashtra, Karnataka
Special attributes CMS based hybrid, resistant
to wilt
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1000-1500 (Rainfed)
2200-2500 (Irrigated)
Average yield (kg/ha) 2200 (irrigated)
Days to maturity Kharif : 85-90
Rabi : 90-95
Seed Oil Content(%) 27
Days to maturity 120-130
Days to flowering 70-80

 

NARI-H-15

Safflower Hybrid NARI-H-15
Nature of the cultivar Hybrid
Pedigree MSV-10-1-5 x GMU 2369
Method of breeding/selection Hybrid breeding
Method of propagation Cross-pollination
Year of release 2005
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre,
Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute, Phaltan
Released at Central or State level Central
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 599(E), 25/4/2006
Recommended region/area Assured irrigated areas in India
Special attributes Moderately tolerant to aphid
Potential yield (kg/ha) 2300
Seed Oil Content(%) 28
Days to maturity 125-135
Days to 50% flowering 89

 

NARI-H-23

Safflower Hybrid NARI-H-23
Nature of the cultivar Hybrid
Pedigree TMS-3-1-9-1 x D-152-12
Method of breeding/selection Hybrid breeding
Method of propagation Cross-pollination
Year of release 2013
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre,
Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute, Phaltan
Released at Central or State level Central
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 1919(E), 30/07/2014
Recommended region/area Assured irrigated zones of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, West Bengal
Special attributes Tolerant to wilt
Average yield (kg/ha) 1710
Seed Oil Content(%) 31
Days to maturity 114-156

 

NARI-NH-1 (PH6)

Safflower Hybrid NARI-NH-1
Nature of the cultivar Hybrid
Pedigree MMS x C2829-5-3a-6
Method of breeding/selection Hybrid breeding
Method of propagation Cross-pollination
Year of release 2001
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre,
Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute, Phaltan
Released at Central or State level Central
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 937(E), 4/9/2002
Recommended region/area All India
Special attributes Non-spiny, moderately tolerant to
Alternaria leaf blight and aphid
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1936
Average yield (kg/ha) 1500
Seed Oil Content(%) 30
Days to maturity 127
Days to 50% flowering 85

 

Annigeri-1 (A-1)

a-1 Safflower variety
Pedigree A-482-1 x A-300
Method of breeding/selection Selection
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 1969
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre, Agricultural
Research Station, Annigeri, University of
Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad
Released at Central or State level Central
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 13, 19/12/1978
Recommended ecology Karnataka, Bihar, Orissa, Rajasthan
Special attributes Moderately tolerant to wilt, aphid
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1500
Average yield (kg/ha) 1200
Days to maturity 125-130
Oil Content(%) 28
Days to maturity 120-125

 

A-2

a-2 safflower variety
Pedigree (A1 x 166-6) x 328
Method of breeding/selection Selection
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 1997
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre,
Agricultural Research Station,
Annigeri, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad
Released at Central or State level State
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 647(E), 9/9/1997
Recommended ecology Rainfed regions in Karnataka
Special attributes Reduced hull, tolerant to aphid
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1200-1700
Oil Content(%) 31
Days to maturity 120-125
Days to 50% flowering 64-68

 

A-300

Safflower variety A-300
Pedigree Selection from local bulk
Method of breeding/selection Selection
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 1957
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre,
Agricultural Research Station, Annigeri,
University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad
Released at Central or State level Central
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 13, 19/12/1978
Recommended ecology Karnataka
Special attributes Resistant to wilt, moderately tolerant to Alternaria leaf
blight and aphid
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1800
Average yield (kg/ha) 1100
Oil Content(%) 28-30
Days to maturity 115-130
Days to 50% flowering 70-72

 

AKS-207

Safflower variety AKS-207
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree [(Bhima x Tara) x N7] x [(AKS 15 x A1) x
AKS 68]
Method of breeding/selection Backcross and pedigree
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 2006
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre
Oilseeds Research Unit
Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth
Akola
Released at Central or State level State
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 1703(E), 5/10/2007
Recommended region/area Vidarbha region (Akola, Buldana, Washim, Amaravati) of Maharashtra
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1400-2000
Seed oil Content(%) 30
Days to maturity 120-135
Days to 50% flowering 80-85

 

Bhima (S-4)

Safflower variety Bhima
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree A-300
Method of breeding/selection Selection
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 1982
Developed by Dry farming Research Station, Solapur,
Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri
Released at Central or State level Central
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 2(E) 814(E), 3/1/1983
Recommended region/area Western Maharashtra
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1600
Average yield (kg/ha) 1400
Seed oil Content(%) 28-30
Days to maturity 135-140
Days to 50% flowering 75-80

 

Girna (JLSF-88)

Safflower variety Girna
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree A1 x G1254
Method of breeding/selection Not known
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 1990
Developed by

AICRP (Safflower) centre
Oilseeds Research Station, Jalgaon
Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri

Released at Central or State level State
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 814(E), 4/11/1992
Recommended region/area Khandesh region of Maharashtra
Special attributes Moderately resistant to wilt
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1800
Average yield (kg/ha) 1500
Seed oil Content(%) 28-30
Days to maturity 130-135
Days to 50% flowering 75-78

 

Malviya Kusum 305 (HUS-305)

Malviya Kusum 305 (HUS-305)
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree Germplasm (identity number unknown)
Method of breeding/selection Selection
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 1986
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre
Banaras Hindu University
Varanasi
Released at Central or State level Central
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 471(E), 5/5/1988
Recommended region/area Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal
Area of adoption Indo-gangetic plains and salt affected areas especially for Sunderban areas of 24-Paraganas district of West Bengal
Special attributes High oil type, tolerant to salinity, moderately tolerant to Alternaria leaf blight, wilt and root rot
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1300 (Rainfed)
1500 (Irrigated)
Average yield (kg/ha) 1100 (Rainfed)
1200 (Irrigated)
Seed oil Content(%) 36
Days to maturity 132-150
Days to 50% flowering 132

 

ISF-1

Safflower variety ISF-1
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree (A1x 9-5-7)7-50-5-1
Method of breeding/selection Pedigree method
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 2018
Developed by ICAR-Indian Institute of Oilseeds Research
Hyderabad
Released at Central or State level Centre
Year of notification 2019
Recommended region/area All India (Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana,
Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh,  Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan)
Special attributes High oleic acid content (76%)
Average yield (kg/ha) 1236 (Rainfed)
1864 (Irrigated)
Seed oil Content(%) 30.5
Oleic acid content (%) 76
Average oleic acid yield (kg/ha) 441
Days to maturity 125-130
Days to 50% flowering 85-90

 

ISF-764

Safflower variety ISF-764
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree SFS-2042 x EC523360
Method of breeding/selection Pedigree method
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 2018
Developed by ICAR-Indian Institute of Oilseeds Research
Hyderabad
Released at Central or State level Centre
Year of notification 2019
Recommended region/area All India (Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana,
Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh,  Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan)
Special attributes High oleic acid content (76%)
Average yield (kg/ha) 1583 (Rainfed)
2274 (Irrigated)
Seed oil Content(%) 30.6
Days to maturity 125-130
Days to 50% flowering 80-85

 

Phule Kusuma (JLSF-414)

Phule Kusuma (JLSF-414)
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree JLSF-103 x GMU 216 (a)
Method of breeding/selection Selection
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 2003
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre
Oilseeds Research Station, Jalgaon
Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri
Released at Central or State level Central
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 122(E), 2/2/2005
Recommended region/area All India
Potential yield (kg/ha) 2000-2200 (Irrigated)
1200-1500 (Rainfed)
Average yield (kg/ha) 1100
Seed Oil Content(%) 28-29
Days to maturity 125-140
Days to 50% flowering 80-90

 

Jawahar Safflower-1 (JSF-1)

Safflower variety JSF-1
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree Sel. IC 11839
Method of breeding/selection Selection
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 1984
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre, Indore
Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia
Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Gwalior
Released at Central or State level State
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 165(E), 6/3/1987
Recommended region/area Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1500-1600 (Irrigated)
Seed Oil Content(%) 28-30
Days to maturity 140-145
Days to 50% flowering 75-80

 

Jawahar Safflower-97 (JSF-97)

Safflower variety JSF-97
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree NS133-1 x JSI-62
Method of breeding/selection Selection
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 2004
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre, Indore
Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia
Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Gwalior
Released at Central or State level State
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 1566(E), 5/11/2005
Recommended region/area Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh
Special attributes Non-spiny
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1500 (Irrigated)
Seed Oil Content(%) 30
Days to maturity 135-140
Days to 50% flowering 75-80

 

Jawahar Safflower-99 (JSF-99)

Safflower variety JSI-99
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree Mexican dwarf x BH-5
Method of breeding/selection Selection
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 2004
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre, Indore
Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia
Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Gwalior
Released at Central or State level State
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 599(E), 25/4/2006
Recommended region/area Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh
Special attributes Extra-early, semi-spiny
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1400-1500 (Irrigated)
Seed Oil Content(%) 28-29
Days to maturity 115-120
Days to 50% flowering 50-55

 

Jawahar Spineless Safflower-7 (JSI-7)

Safflower variety JSI-7
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree Sel. JSF1909
Method of breeding/selection Selection
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 1990
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre, Indore
Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia
Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Gwalior
Released at Central or State level State
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 527(E), 16/08/1991
Recommended region/area Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh
Special attributes Non-spiny
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1300-1400 (Irrigated)
Seed Oil Content(%) 28
Days to maturity 142-147
Days to 50% flowering 75-80

 

JSI-73

Safflower variety JSI-73
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree JSI-42 x JSI-7
Method of breeding/selection Selection
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 1997
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre, Indore
Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia
Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Gwalior
Released at Central or State level State
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 425(E), 8/6/1999
Recommended region/area Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh
Special attributes Non-spiny, moderately resistant to rust, powdery mildew, wilt and aphid
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1400-1500 (Irrigated)
Seed Oil Content(%) 31
Days to maturity 140-145
Days to 50% flowering 98

 

Manjira

Safflower variety Manjira
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree C-438
Method of breeding/selection Direct selection
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 1976
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre, Tandur
Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, Hyderabad
Released at Central or State level State
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 13, 19/12/1978
Recommended region/area Andhra Pradesh, Telangana
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1100
Average yield (kg/ha) 1000
Seed Oil Content(%) 28
Days to maturity 120-125
Days to 50% flowering 75

 

NARI-6

Safflower variety NARI-6
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree Co-1 x JL6
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 2000
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre
Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute, Phaltan
Released at Central or State level Central
Year of notification 2001
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 92(E), 2/2/2001
Recommended region/area All India
Special attributes Non-spiny, moderately tolerant to wilt
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1000-1100 (Irrigated)
Seed Oil Content(%) 30
Days to maturity 126
Days to 50% flowering 86

 

NARI-57

Safflower variety NARI-57
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree Carmax x C-2829-5-2
Method of breeding/selection Pedigree method
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of notification 2015
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre
Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute, Phaltan
Released at Central or State level Centre
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 268(E), 28/01/2015
Recommended region/area Irrigated areas of all safflower growing states in India (Maharashtra, Karnataka, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Jharkhand)
Special attributes Resistant to wilt
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1500
Seed Oil Content(%) 29-30
Days to maturity 118-151
Days to 50% flowering 75

 

NARI-96

Safflower variety NARI-96
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree DMST-10-1-16 x D-151-4-3
Method of breeding/selection Pedigree method
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 2016
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre
Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute, Phaltan
Released at Central or State level Centre
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 1379(E), 27/03/2018
Recommended region/area Irrigated areas of all safflower growing
states in India (Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan)
Potential yield (kg/ha) 2023 (Irrigated)
Seed Oil Content(%) 33.21
Days to maturity 135-140
Days to 50% flowering 95

 

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

 

Parbhani Kusum (PBNS-12)

Safflower variety PBNS-12
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree PBNS-9-97 x PI 248567
Method of breeding/selection Pedigree method
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 2001
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre
Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth, Parbhani
Released at Central or State level Central
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 122(E), 6/2/2007
Recommended region/area All India
Special attributes Moderately tolerant to aphid, Alternaria
leaf blight
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1900-2000 (Irrigated)
1200-1500 (Rainfed)
Seed Oil Content(%) 29
Days to maturity 135-140
Days to 50% flowering 83-90

 

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

 

PKV-Pink (AKS-311)

Safflower variety PKV Pink
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree NARI 6 x JLSF 344
Method of breeding/selection Pedigree method
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 2012
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre
Oilseeds Research Unit
Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi
Vidyapeeth, Akola
Released at Central or State level State
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 2817(E), 19/09/2013
Recommended region/area Vidarbha region of Maharashtra
Special attributes Distinct petal color, pale yellow turning to pink after fading, tolerant to wilt
Potential yield (kg/ha) 2100
Average yield (kg/ha) 1500
Seed Oil Content(%) 30-33
Days to maturity 135-140
Days to 50% flowering 76-85

 

S-144

Safflower variety S-144
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree GMU 372
Method of breeding/selection Direct selection
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 1976
Developed by Regional Agricultural Research Station, Raichur,
University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur
Released at Central or State level State
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 13, 19/12/1978
Recommended region/area Karnataka, Bihar
Special attributes Tolerant to aphid
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1500
Average yield (kg/ha) 1000
Seed Oil Content(%) 29.5
Days to maturity 128
Days to 50% flowering 81

 

Sagarmutyalu (APRR-3)

Safflower variety Sagarmuthyalu
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree EC-27250 (SF429)
Method of breeding/selection Direct selection
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 1985
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre, Tandur, Professor Jayashankar Telengana State Agricultural University, Hyderabad
Released at Central or State level State
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 471(E), 5/5/1988
Recommended region/area Andhra Pradesh, Telangana
Special attributes Resistant to rust
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1300
Average yield (kg/ha) 1000
Seed Oil Content(%) 28
Days to maturity 115-125

 

Sharda (BSF-168-4)

Safflower variety Sharda
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree Sel. No. 168
Method of breeding/selection Selection
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 1990
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre
Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth, Parbhani
Released at Central or State level State
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 615(E), 17/8/1993
Recommended region/area Marathwada region of Maharashtra
Special attributes Moderately tolerant to aphid and wilt
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1000-1200 (Rainfed)
1600-1800 (Irrigated)
Seed Oil Content(%) 29
Days to maturity 125-130
Days to 50% flowering 90-92

 

SSF-12-40

Safflower variety SSF-12-40
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree Bhima x A1
Method of breeding/selection Pedigree method
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 2019
Developed by AICRP (Safflower), Solapur
Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri
Released at Central or State level Centre
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 3-74/2019, 28/10/2019
Recommended region/area Zone-I (Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
Special attributes Moderately tolerant to aphid
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1713
Seed Oil Content(%) 32.9
Days to maturity 120-125
Days to 50% flowering 70-75

 

SSF-708

Safflower variety SSF-708
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree NARI-2 x JSI-99
Method of breeding/selection Selection
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 2010
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre, Solapur
Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri
Released at Central or State level State
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 2125(E), 10/9/2012
Recommended region/area Safflower growing areas of Maharashtra
Special attributes Moderately tolerant to aphid
Potential yield (kg/ha) 2200-2500 kg/ha (Irrigated)
1300-1600 kg/ha (Rainfed)
Average yield (kg/ha) 1376 (Rainfed)
2276 (Irrigated)
Seed Oil Content(%) 29.1
Days to maturity 115-120
Days to 50% flowering 68-72

 

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

 

Type-6503

Safflower variety Type-6503
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree Local selection
Method of breeding/selection Selection
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 1977
Developed by Uttar Pradesh
Released at Central or State level State
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 13 of 19/12/1978
Recommended region/area Uttar Pradesh
Special attributes Moderately tolerant to aphid
Average yield (kg/ha) 1200-1400
Seed Oil Content(%) 28
Days to maturity 170-185
Days to 50% flowering 120