Carbendazim 12% + Mancozeb 63% WP

Class : fungicides
Directions of Use : Spray using High Volume Sprayer or Knapsack Sprayer.

CropDiseasesCIB DOSE / HaWater volume litre/ha
Rice (Paddy)Blast750 gm750
GroundnutLeaf spot, Blast500 gm500
Tikka, leaf spot, collar rot and dry root rot2.5g/kg for seed treatment 
PotatoEarly blight , late blight , black scruf1750 g500
TeaBlister blight , grey blight , red rust , die-back , black rot1250 gm250-500
GrapesDowny mildew, powdery mildew, anthracnose0.15%as required depending upon crop canopy
ChilliLeaf spot, fruit rot, Powdery mildew750 gm500


  • POLESTAR is a premix combination of Carbendazim 12% + Mancozeb 63% WP
  • POLESTAR has both contact systemic action
  • Dual mode of action with synergistic activity
  • It is a broad-spectrum fungicide with preventive and curative action
  • It belongs to Dithicarbamate and Benzimidazole carbamate group of fungicide
  • POLESTAR can be used as seed treatment, soil drenching and foliar sprays to control a wide range of fungal diseases in various crops
  • Its dual mode of action prevents in developing resistance
  • It has a very less waiting period, which makes it environmentally safe-degrades rapidly in soil & also safe for beneficial insects
  • It provides long control of 7-10 days
  • It has a good phytotonic effect which make treated plants more green and healthy
  • Polestar is suitable for Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
  • Polestar is compatible with most of commonly used insecticides and fungicides.


  • Polestar acts by dual mode of action: Carbendazim having systemic activity, which inhibits fungal mitotic microtubule formation (cell division) resulting in inhibiting the formation and development of fungal germ tube & growth of mycelia.
  • While Mancozeb acts by contact action. After spraying it remains on the plant surface and after exposer to air, converted into an isothiocyanate, which inactivates the sulphahydral groups of enzymes in fungi. It disturbs the fungal enzyme functioning.


  • Polestar can be used as preventive spray for good result
  • As a curative fungicide it should be sprayed immediately on appearance of disease symptoms
  • Add the recommended dose of Polestar into a bucket half filled with water and mix well with a stick. Add the remaining recommended quantity of water with continuous agitation
  • Spray by using high volume sprayer viz. knapsack sprayer.
  • Subsequent spray can be done depending upon disease severity.


  • Uniform spray should be advisable
  • Ensure full coverage of foliage
  • Do not spray during foggy climate
  • Do not mix with bare hands
  • Wear safety equipment’s such as gloves, aprons, masks, etc.
  • Do not smoke, drink, eat and chew anything while spraying
  • Avoid contact with mouth, eyes and skin
  • Take bath properly after application
  • Antidote – No specific antidote is known. Treat symptomatically.