Safflower variety NARI-57
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree Carmax x C-2829-5-2
Method of breeding/selection Pedigree method
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of notification 2015
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre
Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute, Phaltan
Released at Central or State level Centre
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 268(E), 28/01/2015
Recommended region/area Irrigated areas of all safflower growing states in India (Maharashtra, Karnataka, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Jharkhand)
Special attributes Resistant to wilt
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1500
Seed Oil Content(%) 29-30
Days to maturity 118-151
Days to 50% flowering 75