Merit ladino is most useful for pasture in mixtures with bromegrass or orchardgrass. Merit outyields common ladino and is superior in winterhardiness and in tolerance to leafhopper damage and midsummer drouth.
Wilsie, C. P.
"Merit: A New Ladino Clover,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 17
, Article 3.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol17/iss8/3