Safflower variety Type-6503
Nature of the cultivar Variety
Pedigree Local selection
Method of breeding/selection Selection
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 1977
Developed by Uttar Pradesh
Released at Central or State level State
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 13 of 19/12/1978
Recommended region/area Uttar Pradesh
Special attributes Moderately tolerant to aphid
Average yield (kg/ha) 1200-1400
Seed Oil Content(%) 28
Days to maturity 170-185
Days to 50% flowering 120