Table 31. Agronomic data from the Regional Safflower Nursery Trial - 1959
Description Yield - Lbs. per acre Test Weight First Bloom Height Inches
1 2 3 4 Av.
N-10 281.4 287.8 275.0 249.4 273.4 37.0 7-21 14
N-6 294.2 172.7 153.5 211.1 207.8 42.0 7-25 14
Gila 217.5 243.1 230.3 255.8 236.7 39.5 7-21 15
A-5731 236.7 300.6 371.0 287.8 299.0 37.0 7-21 18
Pacific No 1 255.8 399.0 230.3 153.5 244.7 39.0 7-22 13
N-4042 287.8 243.1 230.3 275.0 259.1 39.0 7-25 15
N-4051 230.3 255.8 230.3 319.8 259.1 41.5 7-26 18
N-4054 166.3 307.0 249.4 275.0 249.4 40.0 7-26 14
N-10 x W014 (BC7) 217.5 243.1 281.4 275.0 254.3 39.0 7-21 13

 

Table 31a. Oil analysis of safflower strains grown in the Uniform Safflower Nursery in 1959.
% Oil Iodine No.
BC7 36.4 146
Pacific #1 36.0 146
N-4054 33.2 147
N-6 32.4 149
N-10 35.6 145
N-4051 30.2 149
Gila 37.2 146
A-5731 37.6 146
N-4042 31.2 149