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My chili plant leaves have these white cotton like blobs growing on them. Is this some kind of disease? leaf leaf (same) leaf (same)

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It's impossible to see the white deposits clearly, they're not in focus, but the most likely explanation is a mealybug infestation, particularly if there's any stickiness anywhere on the leaves or stems. Repeated neem oil treatments should help - because its an edible plant, I wouldn't recommend a proper pesticide spray. If, after checking pictures of mealybug infection, you don't think it's that, please post a clearer picture, confirm whether the plant is growing indoors, and what part of the world you're in in case there are other pests local to your area.

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