a-2 safflower variety
Pedigree (A1 x 166-6) x 328
Method of breeding/selection Selection
Method of propagation Self-pollination
Year of release 1997
Developed by AICRP (Safflower) centre,
Agricultural Research Station,
Annigeri, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad
Released at Central or State level State
Notified vide S.O. No. & date 647(E), 9/9/1997
Recommended ecology Rainfed regions in Karnataka
Special attributes Reduced hull, tolerant to aphid
Potential yield (kg/ha) 1200-1400
Oil Content(%) 31
Days to maturity 120-125
Days to 50% flowering 64-68