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SUNFLOWER

 
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ZOREPAD

 

 

Simple interline hybrid of oleic type.


Originator - Plant Production Institute nd. a V.Ya. Yuryev of NAAS.


It has been entered in the Plant Variety Register of Ukraine for growing in the forest-steppe zone of Ukraine since 2009.
Approbation characteristics: plant height - 175 cm; convex calathid up to 20 cm in diameter; huskness – 18%; incrustation – 99.6%; mass of 1,000 seeds - up to 53 g; oil content in seeds – 50.6%.


Biological features: ripeness group – middle-early, growing season – 108 days. Lodging resistance- high. Shedding resistance - high. Downy mildew resistance - high. Broomrape resistance - high. Sufficiently drought-resistant and root rot resistant.


Economic features: The hybrid crop potential – 4.1 t/ha. The hybrid contains oil of oleic type. Oleic acid glyceride content in oil – up to 66.0% of the total acid content.


Peculiarities of cultivation technology: recommended density – 50,000 plants per hectare. To provide high oleic acid content it is necessary to grow this hybrid at the distance of 1,500 m from hybrids of linoleic type. Preparation of soil and seeds for sowing is conventional.


Peculiarities of seed industry: in the hybridization areas the parent lines are sown simultaneously. Agrotechnology of the hybrid seed growing is conventional. The yield capacity of the female parent line is 1.6 t/ha. The yield of certified seeds is 60%.

 
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