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The process of seeds and fruits dispersal by means of some kind of explosive physical expulsion. The fruit "explodes", propelling its seeds some distance to the ground surrounding the parent plant; also called "discharge dispersal".
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  • ballochory
  • blastochory
  • herpochory
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