PKV-Pink (AKS-311)

Safflower variety PKV Pink
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree NARI 6 x JLSF 344
Method of breeding/selection Pedigree method
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 2011
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre
Oilseeds Research Unit
Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi
Vidyapeeth, Akola
Released at Central or State level State
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 2817(E), 19/09/2013
Recommended region/area Vidarbha region of Maharashtra
Special attributes Distinct petal color, pale yellow turning to pink after fading, tolerant to wilt
Potential yield (kg/ha) 2100
Average yield (kg/ha) 1500
Seed Oil Content(%) 30-33
Days to maturity 135-140
Days to 50% flowering 76-85