I have a rather strange and particularly technical question. How do Harvestcraft crops check for growth? Also do you know if Hunger Overhaul changes those calculations?
In short, do they use the same checks as wheat, limited to each plant type (which means rows of alternating plant types would be the most efficient); limited to "harvestcraft plants" (so alternating with wheat would be good); do they simply not check for nearby plants (or tilled soil); or is it a method custom to the mod?
That's a good question. It's a shame I can't answer it, sorry, but, since I want to know too, replying might help us both find out? They definitely grow according to the same random update method (hence some plants mature before others) and I believethe random update average depends on the biome the crop is grown in (some crops grow better in one biome, etc). Harvestcraft also (I think) multiplies this random update average by a configurable factor (the default is 4, I think). None of this goes to the part of your question about efficiency being increased by the alternating rows, though. I'd really like to know the answer to that as I'm using Hunger Overhaul too - and Spice of Life - so this info could save me a lot of time.
Can anyone tell us if Harvestcraft crops grow more efficiently when planted in alternating rows (like vanilla crops do)?
Thanks again for your question and a big hug for anyone who can answer.
[Edit] Big hug goes out to Pam herself who assures us that the rules for vanilla root crops apply so, yes. Plant in alternating rows to get the most out of harvestcraft
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