Rice plant

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Rice plant

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A low grain plant that thrives in rich soil and yields food fast, but is not nice to eat uncooked.


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Rice plants grow faster, but provide less food per harvest, than any other crop. Each plant has a base maturation time of 3 days (or 5.54 days when accounting for nightly resting period) and provides 6 rice per harvest.

Comparison to Other Crops

Rice Plants' daily nutrition is slightly higher than corn (102.7%) and potatoes (105.4%, in regular soil), however rice's greatest strength is its quick growth: the short maturation time makes it ideal for establishing a colony, as an 'emergency' food crop when food runs low, for biomes with short growing seasons, and as a 'last planting' crop when winter is fast approaching. The frequent harvests also mitigate the damage of losing of a crop to blight, cold snap, heat wave, or fire, and provides a steadier flow of nutrition than slower-growing crops. However, it also means rice requires far more labour to reap and sow for the same nutrition compared to potatoes (183%) and especially corn (366%), and for this reason it is not usually recommended as the primary foodsource past midgame.

These strengths and weaknesses are multiplied in fertile soil and hydroponics basins.

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