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
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
Average yield (kg/ha) 1100 - 1300
Seed oil Content(%) 36
Days to maturity 132-150
Days to 50% flowering 132