About Oilseeds/Varieties

Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L)
Variety Year of release Releasing Centre Yield potential (kg/ha) Oil content (%) Recommended states/regions situations Salient features/ traits
PBNS-40 2007 MAU, Parbhani 1500 27 Madhya Pradesh Non spiny
AKS-207 2007 PDKV, Akola 1200-1400 27 Maharashtra -
NARI-38 2007 NARI, Phaltan 2038 28 All India Resistant to wilt
SSF-658 2009 MPKV, Solapur 1430 28 All India Tolerant to wilt and aphids
SSF-708 2012 MPAU, Solapur 1300-2200 29 Western Maharashtra Moderately tolerant to aphid
PKV-Pink (AKS-311) 2013 SRS, Oilseeds, PDKV, Akola 2200-2500 33 Vidharbha region of Maharashtra Moderately tolerant to wilt
NARI-57 2015 Mah, KNK, MP, Raj, Punjab, UP, J & K, WB
Hybrids
Hybrid Year of release Releasing Centre Yield potential (kg/ha) Oil content (%) Recommended states/regions situations Salient features/ traits
NARI-H-23 2013 NARI, Phaltan Maharashtra, Karnataka, MP, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, WB Suited for Irrigated and assured rainfall