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safflower-varieties(HUS-305)(Spiny)

HUS-305 (Malviya kusum 305)

Year of release

1986

Released at central or state level

Central

Developed by

AICRP Safflower centre, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

Recommended region/area

Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal

Nature of plant

Spiny

Branching habit

-

Plant height (cm)

125

Days to 50% flowering

132

Days to maturity

132-169

Capitulum size

-

Seed size

Medium

100 seed weight (g)

3.8

Hull content (%)

-

Seed oil content (%)

36

Special attributes

High oil type, tolerant to salinity, moderately tolerant to Alternaria leaf blight, wilt and root rot

Potential yield (kg/ha)

1300 (rainfed) and 1500 (irrigated)

Average yield (kg/ha)

1100 (rainfed) and 1200 (irrigated)

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