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Simple interline hybrid of oleic type.

Originator - Plant Production Institute nd. a V.Ya. Yuryev of NAAS and Selection and Genetics Institute - National Center for Seed and Variety Study of NAAS (Odessa).

It has been entered in the Plant Variety Register of Ukraine for growing in steppe and forest-steppe zones of Ukraine since 2012.

Approbation characteristics: plant height - 170 cm; markedly convex calathid up to 20 cm in diameter; huskness – 22%; incrustation – 99.8%; mass of 1,000 seeds - up to 57 g; oil content in seeds – up to 49.1%.

Biological features: ripeness group – middle-early, growing season – 106 days. Lodging resistance- high. Shedding resistance - high. Downy mildew resistance - high. Broomrape resistance - high.

Economic features: The hybrid crop potential – 4.2 t/ha. The hybrid contains oil of oleic type. Oleic acid glyceride content in oil – up to 79.0% of the total acid content.

Peculiarities of cultivation technology: recommended density by the harvest term – 55,000 plants per hectare. Seeds must be pretreated with Cruiser 350-Fs at the dose of 6 L/t and Kolfugo Super at the dose of 2 L/t. Seeds must have germinating power of 90-95%. It is recommended to treat leaf surface with Nanomix.

Peculiarities of seed industry: seed growing should be performed according to the guidelines outlined in the catalogue of sunflower hybrids published by the institute for 2013. The parent lines are sown in two phases. The female line is sown after coming-up of the male parent line. Seed harvesting is performed when moisture is 12%. The yield of certified seeds is up to 70%. The yield capacity of the female parent line is up to 2.4 t/ha.


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