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First, we'll make some [[crops]]. The crop block allows for seeds to be placed inside to grow, or another crop block can be placed on it to cross-breed 2 adjacent plants.
First, we'll make some [[crops]]. The crop block allows for seeds to be placed inside to grow, or another crop block can be placed on it to cross-breed 2 adjacent plants.


=== Crafting ===
=== Recipe ===
{{Grid/Crafting Table
{{Grid/Crafting Table
|A2=Stick|C2=Stick
|A2=Stick|C2=Stick
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=== Weeding Trowel ===
=== Weeding Trowel ===
A [[Weeding Trowel]] can be used to remove weeds from a crop block without needing to break the crop. The weeds will be dropped, and can be used to make [[Bio Chaff]].
A {{Gin|Weeding Trowel}} can be used to remove weeds from a crop block without needing to break the crop. The weeds will be dropped, and can be used to make {{Gin|Bio Chaff}}.


=== Weed-Ex ===
=== Weed-Ex ===
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'''Crafting'''
'''Recipe'''


Grin Powder
Grin Powder
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[[Fertilizer]] is used to speed up the growth of plants. Bone Meal can also be used on the crop to speed up growth, but is not nearly as effective. Vanilla Wheat seeds can be used on Wheat to the same effect as Bone Meal.
[[Fertilizer]] is used to speed up the growth of plants. Bone Meal can also be used on the crop to speed up growth, but is not nearly as effective. Vanilla Wheat seeds can be used on Wheat to the same effect as Bone Meal.


=== Crafting ===
=== Recipe ===
{{Grid/Crafting Table
{{Grid/Crafting Table
|A2=Bone Meal|B2=Some random scrap
|A2=Bone Meal|B2=Some random scrap
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Look for more on fertilizer [[Fertilizer|here]]
Look for more on fertilizer [[Fertilizer|here]]


== Seeds and Seed Bags ==
== Seeds and Seed Bags ==


=== Cropnalyzer ===
The [[Cropnalyzer]] is used to analyze Seed Bags.
'''Recipe'''
{{Grid/Crafting Table
|A1=Cable|B1=Cable|C1=
|A2=Redstone|B2=Glass|C2=Redstone
|A3=Redstone|B3=Electronic Circuit|C3=Redstone
|Output=Cropnalyzer
}}


== Cross-Breeding ==
== Cross-Breeding ==
Cross breeding is accomplished by placing another crop block onto an empty crop block between two crops.
[[File:Crossbreeding.jpg|frame|Two empty Crop blocks with a cross-breeding crop between them]]
Cross breeding is accomplished by placing a second crop block onto an empty crop block between two crops.


=== Coffee ===
=== Coffee ===
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=== Hops ===
=== Hops ===
[[Hops]] are one of the more difficult crops to breed. They can be cross bred using these combinations:
* Nether Wart x Nether Wart
* Nether Wart x Stickreed
* Stickreed x Stickreed


== Crop-Matron ==
== Crop-Matron ==
The [[Crop-Matron]] will automatically fertilize, hydrate, and spray Weed-EX on crops in a 9x9 area (with the Crop-Matron in the center).
The [[Crop-Matron]] will automatically fertilize, hydrate, and spray Weed-EX on crops in a 9x9 area (with the Crop-Matron in the center).


=== Crafting ===
=== Recipe ===
{{Grid/Crafting Table
{{Grid/Crafting Table
|A1=Electronic Circuit|B1=Chest|C1=Electronic Circuit
|A1=Electronic Circuit|B1=Chest|C1=Electronic Circuit
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== Crop Harvester ==
== Crop Harvester ==
Once you have bred enough of a plant that you want to start farming it, you can build a [[Crop Harvester]]. The Crop Harvester does just what the name implies, it will harvest crops in an 11x11x3 area, and eject them into the first available adjacent inventory.
Once you have bred enough of a plant that you want to start farming it, you can build a [[Crop Harvester]]. The Crop Harvester does just what the name implies, it will harvest crops in an 11x11x3 area, and eject them into the first available adjacent inventory.
=== Crafting ===
=== Recipe ===
{{Grid/Crafting Table
{{Grid/Crafting Table
|A1=Electronic Circuit|B1=Chest|C1=Electronic Circuit
|A1=Electronic Circuit|B1=Chest|C1=Electronic Circuit
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|Output=Crop Harvester
|Output=Crop Harvester
}}
}}
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[[Category:Tutorial]]
[[Category:Tutorial]]
[[Category:Crops]]
[[Category:Crops]]

Revision as of 17:46, 26 March 2017

Experimental-Only Content: This information has been updated to the V2.X version of IC².
The most recent version of IC² is V2.8.221.

This page is very much a work in progress, please stand by

Introduction[edit]

This tutorial will give you an in-depth look into IndustrialCraft 2 crops, the cross-breeding of plants, and the extensive agriculture system.

Before we get started, you will need all the stuff you would normally for a farm: a flat area of land, a hoe, water, and some seeds.

Crops[edit]

The crop block

First, we'll make some crops. The crop block allows for seeds to be placed inside to grow, or another crop block can be placed on it to cross-breed 2 adjacent plants.

Recipe[edit]


Grid Stick.png
Grid Stick.png




Grid Stick.png
Grid Stick.png
Grid Crops.png

Crops

Crops



Weeds[edit]

Weeds in a crop block

Weeds are a destructive and invasive plant that will grow on open crop blocks. When weeds fully mature, they can spread to other crop blocks, destroying other plants.

There are currently 2 ways to deal with weeds:

Weeding Trowel[edit]

A Grid Weeding Trowel.png Weeding Trowel can be used to remove weeds from a crop block without needing to break the crop. The weeds will be dropped, and can be used to make Grid Bio Chaff.png Bio Chaff.

Weed-Ex[edit]

Weed-EX prevents weeds from growing on open crop blocks. However, Weed-EX will cap the stats of the crop inside the crop block it was used on at 10.


Recipe

Grin Powder

Grid Spider Eye.png


Grid Grin Powder.png

Grin Powder

Grin Powder

Grid Poisonous Potato.png


Grid Grin Powder.png



Weed-EX



Grid Redstone.png
Grid Grin Powder.png
Grid Empty Cell.png



Grid Weed-EX.png



Fertilizer[edit]

Fertilizer is used to speed up the growth of plants. Bone Meal can also be used on the crop to speed up growth, but is not nearly as effective. Vanilla Wheat seeds can be used on Wheat to the same effect as Bone Meal.

Recipe[edit]


Grid Bone Meal.png


Grid Some random scrap.png




Grid Fertilizer.png

Fertilizer

Fertilizer


Grid Some random scrap.png


Grid Some random scrap.png


Grid Fertilizer.png


Grid Fertilizer.png

Fertilizer

Fertilizer


Look for more on fertilizer here

Seeds and Seed Bags[edit]

Cropnalyzer[edit]

The Cropnalyzer is used to analyze Seed Bags.

Recipe

Grid Cable.png
Grid Redstone.png
Grid Redstone.png
Grid Cable.png
Grid Glass.png
Grid Electronic Circuit.png


Grid Redstone.png
Grid Redstone.png
Grid Cropnalyzer.png


Cross-Breeding[edit]

Two empty Crop blocks with a cross-breeding crop between them

Cross breeding is accomplished by placing a second crop block onto an empty crop block between two crops.

Coffee[edit]

Crossbreeding coffee beans is done in three steps:

  1. Crossbreed two sugarcane into Stick Reed
  2. Crossbreed two Stick Reed into Ferru
  3. Crossbreed two Ferru into Coffee Beans
    • Note: Ferru needs an iron ore block underneath it to fully mature.

Look for more about coffee and its effects here

Hops[edit]

Hops are one of the more difficult crops to breed. They can be cross bred using these combinations:

  • Nether Wart x Nether Wart
  • Nether Wart x Stickreed
  • Stickreed x Stickreed

Crop-Matron[edit]

The Crop-Matron will automatically fertilize, hydrate, and spray Weed-EX on crops in a 9x9 area (with the Crop-Matron in the center).

Recipe[edit]

Grid Electronic Circuit.png
Grid Empty Cell.png
Grid Crops.png
Grid Chest.png
Grid Machine.png
Grid Crops.png
Grid Electronic Circuit.png
Grid Empty Cell.png
Grid Crops.png
Grid Crop-Matron.png



Crop Harvester[edit]

Once you have bred enough of a plant that you want to start farming it, you can build a Crop Harvester. The Crop Harvester does just what the name implies, it will harvest crops in an 11x11x3 area, and eject them into the first available adjacent inventory.

Recipe[edit]

Grid Electronic Circuit.png
Grid Shears.png
Grid Crops.png
Grid Chest.png
Grid Machine.png
Grid Crops.png
Grid Electronic Circuit.png
Grid Shears.png
Grid Crops.png
Grid Crop Harvester.png