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 -1600 (Irrigated)
Seed Oil Content(%) 30
Days to maturity 135-140
Days to 50% flowering 75-80