National Academy of Agrarian Sciences of Ukraine


Sunflower Helianthus annuus L.
An intensive, high-yielding, easily producible, linoleic hybrid used for oil. Resistance to virulent races of downy mildew

Originators - Plant Production Institute named after V.Ya. Yuriev of NAAS, Plant Breeding and Genetics Institute - National Center of seed and Cultivar Investigation (Odesa).

Registration year - 2016. Recommended zones of cultivation: Steppe and Forest-Steppe of Ukraine.

Mid-early. The growing period is 105-110 days.

The plant height is 160-170 cm. The calathidium is dome-shaped, with a diameter of 23 cm. The hybrid is highly resistant to lodging and shedding.

It is drought resistant. High resistance to downy mildew. Tolerance to head rot.

The husk content is 22.3%. The 1000-seed weight amounts to 60 g. The oil content in seeds is 49.0%.

The yield potential is 4.5 t/ha. The yield in the demonstration field of the Plant Production Institute named after V.Ya. Yuriev is 3.83 t/ha. The recommended pre-harvest plant density is 50,000-55,000 plants/ha.

Seed production peculiarities. The parents in hybridization plots are sown in two stages. The female line is sown after the emergence of the male line seedlings. The female/male row ratio in hybridization plots can be 6:2; 8:4; 10:2; or 12:4.

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