Safflower Location
Yield Average Yield




Variety




Type
Days

to Flower

Days

to

Maturity



Plant Ht




Oil


Test Wt




1997




1998




1999


2

year



3

year

in % lbs/bu ----------------------------- lbs/ac ---------------------------
95B7174 75.5 31.9 26.2 1266
95B7178 72.5 29.9 29.9 1448
96B6798 73.8 28.6 26.4 1482
96B7018 74.3 30.2 31.4 1665
Centennial 77.5 34.3 22.7 1807 1196 775 985.5 1259.3
Finch 75.0 31.4 31.7 1743 1054 1538 1296.0 1445.0
Montola 2000 73.0 27.4 25.0 1555 1260 959 1109.5 1258.0
Montola 2001 75.8 30.8 23.7 1584 849 1063 956.0 1165.3
Montola 2003 76.0 30.7 25.7 1517
Morlin 76.0 32.5 27.5 1576 1084 1173 1128.5 1277.7
S-317 77.8 32.8 23.3 1362 1166 879 1022.5 1135.7
S-518 76.3 31.0 19.6 1271 1489 515 1002.0 1091.7
S-541 76.5 34.4 23.1 1587 1236 1060 875.5 1112.7
Mean 75.4 31.2 25.9 1561 1183 1180 -- --
C.V. % 1.4 4.8 4.5 7 12 14 -- --
LSD .05 1.5 2.5 1.7 154 198 239 -- --

Planting Date: May 19, 1999; Harvest Date: October 4, 1999; Previous Crop: Durum