I have roselle planted. But I see these on the leaves. What are these?

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Edit: Added closeups

  • Could you manage to post a bigger close up picture?
    – Ariser
    Commented Oct 13, 2019 at 6:56
  • Do they happen to look like butterfly or moth eggs? There are a wide variety of appearances for them. They're not always clustered, either. Those white butterflies we have just deposit a single egg at a time and fly off. Those eggs look a lot like this: entomologytoday.org/imported-cabbageworm-egg Commented Oct 14, 2019 at 21:57
  • How do you remove these then? By brushing them off? I have added closeups
    – Aksh
    Commented Oct 16, 2019 at 7:55
  • These look like round grains of salt.
    – Aksh
    Commented Oct 16, 2019 at 7:55
  • They definitely look like eggs, but not cabbage worm eggs. Commented Mar 19, 2020 at 3:29

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Looks like butterfly (or moth) eggs

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