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1 The movement of dissolved substances within a plant, usually from the site of synthesis or uptake to centres of growth or storage.

2 A change in the arrangement of genetic material, altering the location of a chromosome segment. The most common forms of translocation are reciprocal, involving the exchange of chromosome segments between 2 non-homologous chromosomes. A chromosomal segment may also move to a new location within the same chromosome or in a different chromosome, without reciprocal exchange; these kinds of translocation are sometimes called transposition.

3 The movement of soil materials in solution or in suspension from one horizon to another.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

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