Safflower variety SSF-12-40
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree Bhima x A1
Method of breeding/selection Pedigree method
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 2019
Developed by AICRP (Safflower), Solapur
Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri
Released at Central or State level Centre
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 3-74/2019, 28/10/2019
Recommended region/area Zone-I (Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
Special attributes Moderately tolerant to aphid
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1713
Seed Oil Content(%) 32.9
Days to maturity 120-125
Days to 50% flowering 70-75