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The KRH-1 a short duration hybrid maturing in 120 days was released during 1994 for the state of Karnataka. It yielded on an average 6.3 tons/ha as compared to 5.0 t/ha of the local check Mangala, thus recording 1.3 t/ha more yield. The cultivation practices for this hybrid have been standardized. The important features were planting of single seedling/hill following 20 x 10 cm and 15 x 10 cm spacing , application of 100:50:50 kg NPK/ha and following other recommendation practices adopted for other high yielding varieties.