Strongbow is a hybrid maize variety with an FAO of 550. It performs well under various conditions such as heat and drought, being highly resistant to lodging and drought. This variety is suitable for irrigation. The high plant has a strong vigour. The long ear is cylindrical with 16-18 rows per ear, 36-40 kernels per row with a high starch content and a thousand kernel weight of 330-420. Resistant/tolerant to: Cobrot (Khuskia oryzae), Common Rust (Ps), Northern Corn Leaf Blight (Et) and Maize Streak Virus (MSV). Due to its good disease resistance/tolerance package it is very suitable for silage.