Safflower variety S-144
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree GMU 372
Method of breeding/selection Direct selection
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 1976
Developed by Regional Agricultural Research Station, Raichur,
University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur
Released at Central or State level State
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 13, 19/12/1978
Recommended region/area Karnataka, Bihar
Special attributes Tolerant to aphid
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1500
Average yield (kg/ha) 1000
Seed Oil Content(%) 29.5
Days to maturity 128
Days to 50% flowering 81