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A Plantation is a raw resources building in Tropico 5. There are 8 different types of plantations: Bananas, Cocoa, Coffee, Corn, Cotton, Pineapples, Sugar, and Tobacco.


Plantation upgradesEdit

Crop Upgrade Cost Description
All Modernize $4,000 Increases Wealth provided; increases Job Quality; requires High School Graduate-educated workers.
Bananas Small-Parcel Growth $4,000 Job Quality is increased by 20. Workers Wealth is increased.
Cocoa Inoculation $12,000 Effectiveness is increased by 100
Coffee Bean Processing $4,000 Effectiveness increased by 20.
Corn Selective Breeding $2,000 Effectiveness increased each month after this upgrade is build (max 100)
Cotton Mechanization $3,000 Decreases workers by 2 and increases Effectiveness by 20.
Pineapples Pollination Parcel $5,000 Increases the Effectiveness of all other Nearby Pineapple Plantations and Hydroponic Farms by 25 based on effectiveness (max 50).

Maximum range is 12 tiles; the same range of the Cattle Ranch's Manure Fertilizer upgrade. Only the actual building of nearby plantations & hydroponic farms are influenced.

Sugar Fiber Fertilization $4,000 Increases the Effectiveness of all other Nearby Plantations and Hydroponic Farms by 10 based on effectiveness (max 30).

Maximum range is 12 tiles; the same range of the Cattle Ranch's Manure Fertilizer upgrade. Only the actual building of nearby plantations & hydroponic farms are influenced.

Tobacco Extensive Fertilization $3,000 Increases Effectiveness by 100 but the soil quality degrades over time.

Warning! This will drastically destroy soil fertility of the area.

BananasEdit

Like the British potato, the Tropican banana is not native to the island but is considered to be a national symbol and, of course, it is bigger than the national symbols of other countries. Tropicans are proud to call themselves "residents of a banana republic".

Actions:

  • Local Consumption Activate to allow citizens to take food from this building.
  • Change Crop
  • Demolish Demolish this building

Upgrades:

  • Small-Parcel Growth - $2,000 Job Quality is increased by 20. Workers wealth is increased.

CocoaEdit

The Cocoa drink is the gentler, more civilized alternative to coffee. It is less likely to induce psychotic rage and tastes much better. Unfortunately it is not as addictive as coffee and thus remains less popular.

Actions:

  • Change Crop
  • Demolish Demolish this building

Upgrades:

  • Inoculation - $5,000 Effectiveness is increased by 100.

CoffeeEdit

Did you say 'coffee? I haven't drunk coffee for like 10 minutes. I'm going insane, give it to me now! Please, do it now or I will have to kill you! Build more plantations! More, now! Yes, yees, yeeees!!!

Actions:

  • Change Crop
  • Demolish Demolish this building

Upgrades:

  • Bean Processing - $2,000 Effectiveness is increased by 20. 

CornEdit

The Corn plantation produces Corn and corny jokes. One of these products is greatly appreciated all over the world while the other is present at almost every Tropican meal.

Actions:

  • Local Consumption Activate to allow citizens to take food from this building.
  • Change Crop
  • Demolish Demolish this building

Upgrades:

  • Selective Breeding - $2,000 Effectiveness increases each month after this upgrade is built (Max 100).
Notes: Corn is a required raw resource for Food Happiness, Ranch / Factory Farm livestock, Oil Refinery's natural gas upgrade, and Grocery / Supermarket.

CottonEdit

We will not discuss cotton picking. Instead we will talk about the most interesting facts about cotton: Did you know that cotton has been cultivated for over 5000 years? Cotton seeds are strong enough to survive travel across the ocean. That cotton wool can absorb water more than 27 times its own weight?

Actions:

  • Change Crop
  • Demolish Demolish this building

Upgrades:

  • Mechanization - $2,500 Decreases workers by 2 and increase Effectiveness by 20.

PineapplesEdit

Tropican pineapples are like Tropican women - prickly but sweet inside. When you eat one pineapple, you will soon crave another.

Actions:

  • Local Consumption Activate to allow citizens to take food from this building.
  • Change Crop
  • Demolish Demolish this building

Upgrades:

  • Pollination Parcel - $5,000 Increases the Effectiveness of all other nearby Pineapple Plantations and Hydroponic Farms by 25 based on effectiveness (max 50).
Notes: Maximum range is 12 tiles, the same range of the Cattle Ranch's Manure Fertilizer upgrade. Only the actual building of nearby plantations & hydroponic farms are influenced.

SugarEdit

Sugarcane is cherished among Tropicans. Almost every house has an ...altar ...where sugarcane is cherished through boiling under pressure. The resulting liquid is consumed as part of the ritual.

Actions:

  • Change Crop
  • Demolish Demolish this building

Upgrades:

  • Fiber Fertilization - $4,000 Increases the Effectiveness of all other nearby Plantations and Hydroponic Farms by 10 based on effectiveness (max 30).
Notes: Maximum range is 12 tiles, the same range of the Cattle Ranch's Manure Fertilizer upgrade. Only the actual building of nearby plantations & hydroponic farms are influenced.

TobaccoEdit

Burning tobacco smells awful, causes many diseases and leads to addiction. It also makes a hefty profit. Let's plant more!

Actions:

  • Change Crop
  • Demolish Demolish this building

Upgrades:

  • Extensive Fertilization - $3,000 Increases Effectiveness by 100 but the soil quality degrades over time.


Plantation EffectivenessEdit

All plantations receive the following modifications:

Bonuses (+)
Penalties (-)
  • Workers: 30 (min) / 300 (max)
  • Budget: 10 (min) / 50 (max)
  • Location: 10 (min) / 100 (max)
  • Zero Emission: 20 (min) / 50 (max)
  • Martial Law Edict: 20 (min) / 50 (max)
  • Pollution: 20 (min) / 200 (max)
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