Crossbow is hybrid maize variety with an FAO of 520. It is an excellent dual-purpose variety for grain and silage. For early sowing a rate of 85000 seeds/ha is recommended and for late sowings 90000 seeds/ha. The high plant has strong vigour and very high lodging and drought resistance. The medium long ear is cylindrical with 14-16 rows per ear, 34-38 kernels per row with a high starch content and a thousand kernel weight of 320-370. Resistant/tolerant to: Cobrot (Khuskia oryzae), Common Rust (Ps), Northern Corn Leaf Blight (Et) and Maize Streak Virus (MSV).