Consider the following difference(s) between the Hardwood and Softwood:

  1. While hardwood comes from deciduous tree, softwood comes from conifer trees
  2. Hardwood trees reproduce through seeds containing a covering, while softwood trees reproduce using a naked uncovered seeds

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

Both are correct statements
Hardwood comes from a deciduous tree which loses its leaves annually and softwood comes from a conifer, which usually remains evergreen. Sapwood is more susceptible to pests than heartwood

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