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Maize, Oil crops and sorghum division
Sunflower at RAGT
RAGT runs 5 oil crop research programmes at 3 locations across Europe

The main selection criteria for sunflower are :
  • Improved productivity
  • Disease resistance: mildew, phomopsis, stem canker, sclerotinia
  • Oleic acid content
  • Oil : content and fatty acid profile
RAGT’s objective is to offer a large range of both conventional and oleic sunflower varieties to meet all market requirements.