Sunflower variety LSF-8
Year of release 2006
Notification number 122(E), 06-02-2007
Developed by AICRP (Sunflower) centre
Oilseeds Research Station, Latur
Marathwada Agricultural University
Pedigree Interspecific cross derivative (H.tuberosis x Morden)
Areas of Adaptation /
Recommended ecology
Maharashtra, kharif/rabi (rainfed)
Seed yield (kg/ha)
Average 1000-1400
Potential 1600-1800
Oil Content(%) 36-39
Days to maturity
Kharif 90
Rabi 95
Days to flowering
Kharif 55
Rabi 60
Plant height (cm) 145
Head Diameter (cm) 15
100 seed weight (g) 5.6
Volume weight (g/100 ml) 41
Hull content (%) 28-32