This project is awarded with 4 years of funding (3 year Royal Society PhD studentship/1 year John Innes Centre PhD studentship). Tuition fees are covered at UK/EU rate only (£4,327.00 2019/0 rate). Students liable for international tuition fees will need to fund the difference between the UK/EU fee level and the international fee level (£18,700.00 2019/0 rate). A stipend will be provided for each year of the studentship (2019/0 rate is £15,009.00). Research training support funding is available.