Pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) is the most widely grown type of millet. It has been grown in Africa and the Indian subcontinent since prehistoric times. The center of diversity, and suggested area of domestication, for the crop is in the Sahel zone of West Africa.
The following map shows how well this particular crop adapts to a location, for the selected emissions scenario and climate periods. Adaptation is measured by the number of feasible crop cycles, under the assumption that no irrigation is used. Note that these data have been obtained from preliminary simulations.