Conventionally grown avocado trees are treated with growth inhibitors and insecticides. Root rot is a common complaint and it is controlled by trunk injections of potassium orthophosphonate. Once the fruit is picked it is passed through another pesticide spray treatment and then gassed to promote ripening. Organic growers look to work with strengthening the plant and enriching the soil naturally and is the only choice for those of us who demand that our food is nutritious and free from toxic substances.
The body needs good fats for good health. And the beauty of an organic whole food like avocados as opposed to a fractionated food like bottled oil is that it is full of many other nutrients that work together to give your body what it needs to function optimally.