Safflower variety NARI-96
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree DMST-10-1-16 x D-151-4-3
Method of breeding/selection Pedigree method
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 2016
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre
Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute, Phaltan
Released at Central or State level Centre
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 1379(E), 27/03/2018
Recommended region/area Irrigated areas of all safflower growing
states in India (Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan)
Potential yield (kg/ha) 2023 (Irrigated)
Seed Oil Content(%) 33.21
Days to maturity 135-140
Days to 50% flowering 95