HonoluluGirl
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I found some egg things under my okra seedling leaves

I found these clear round things on the bottom of my okra seedling leaves. At first it looked like dew or sap because they were perfectly clear, almost like water. When I rubbed them off, they felt like hard round pellets. I wonder what they were.
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Okra seedlings do that when I start them under the lights. They are definitely not eggs, but I'm still not sure if the okra do that on their own or if ants nip the veins to cause this. Even though they are inside, ants Somehow find their way in and I always see the ants going up and down the okra when I see the hard beads under their leaves.

It doesn't seem to do any harm to the okra, but my problem is the ants also seem to bring aphids to pasture on my peppers. :evil:

HonoluluGirl
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Oh dear, sometimes I see ants too. I'll keep an eye out for aphids. Thanks for the info.

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