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BUNKER is a pre-emergence selective herbicide having contact action based on the active ingredient Pendimethalin. BUNKER is recommended for use in Wheat, Rice, Cotton and Soybean for controlling major Grasses, Broad Leaved Weeds & Sedges.

Trade Name: BUNKER

Common Name: Pendimethalin

Formulation: 30% EC


  • BUNKER has broad spectrum control- controls major Grasses, Broad Leaved Weeds & Sedges
  • BUINKER is flexible to use – As Pre-emergent application for use in different crops based on physiological selectivity.
  • BUNKER is highly economical when compared to manual weeding & no weeding
  • BUNKER has residual Control - Kills the weeds that will emerge
  • BUNKER inhibits growth both in Roots and shoots.

Mode of Action

BUNKER acts by inhibiting the root growth by disruption of cell division. BUNKER alters in the cell wall formation resulting in plant death by lack of new cell formation.

Recommended Dosages:

CROP Common name of the pest Dosage/Hectare Waiting period in days
Active Ingredient (g) Formulation (g/ml) Water dilution (lt)
Wheat CPhalaris minor, Chenopodium album, Melilotus alba, Portulaca oleracea, Anagalis arvensis, Fumaria parviflora, Poa annua Light soil-1000 3300    
Medium soil- 1250 4200 500-700
Heavy soil- 1500 5000  
Rice (Transplanted) Echinochloa colona, Echinochloa crusgalli, Fimbristylis miliacea, Marselia quadrifoliata, Alternanthera sessilis, Ludvigia parviflora, Eclipta alba, Cyperus difformis (Light to heavy) 1000-1500 3300-5000 500-700  
Cotton Echinochloa spp., Euphorbia spp., Amarnanthus viridis, Portulaca oleracea, Trianthema spp., Eleusine indica 750-1250 2500-4165 500-700 150
Soybean Echinochloa spp., Euphorbia spp., Amarnanthus viridis, Portulaca oleracea, Trianthema spp., Eleusine indica 750-1000 2500-3300 500-700 110


Available in 500 ml and 1 litre & 5 litre packs.


No specific antidote is known. Treat symptomatically.


  • Keep away from foodstuffs, empty foodstuff containers and animal food.
  • Avoid contact with mouth, eyes and skin.
  • Avoid inhalation of spray mist.
  • Spray in the direction of wind.
  • Wash thoroughly the contaminated clothes and parts of the body after spraying.
  • Do not smoke, drink, eat and chew anything while spraying.
  • Wear full protective clothing while mixing and spraying.
  • It should not be used in the areas where pisciculture/aquaculture is practised along with rice cultivation.

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